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The Hero with a Thousand Faces
by Joseph Campbell

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Table of Contents

Note: I have removed all scholarly apparatus from this table of contents, such as appendices, biographical notes, etc.

PROLOGUE: THE MONOMYTH

1. Myth and Dream
2. Tragedy and Comedy
3. The Hero and the God
4. The World Navel

PART I: THE ADVENTURE OF THE HERO

Chapter I: Departure

l. The Call to Adventure
2. Refusal of the Call
3. Supernatural Aid
4. The Crossing of the First Threshold
5. The Belly of the Whale

Chapter II: Initiation

1. The Road of Trials
2. The Meeting with the Goddess
3. Woman as the Temptress
4. Atonement with the Father
5. Apotheosis
6. The Ultimate Boon

Chapter III: Return

1. Refusal of the Return
2. The Magic Flight
3. Rescue from Without
4. The Crossing of the Return Threshold
5. Master of the Two Worlds
6. Freedom to Live

Chapter IV: The Keys

PART II: THE COSMOGONIC CYCLE

Chapter I: Emanations

1. From Psychology to Metaphysics
2. The Universal Round
3. Out of the Void-Space
4. Within Space--Life
5. The Breaking of the One into the Manifold
6. Folk Stories of Creation

Chapter II: The Virgin Birth

1. Mother Universe
2. Matrix of Destiny
3. Womb of Redemption
4. Folk Stories of Virgin Motherhood

Chapter III: Transformations of the Hero

1. The Primordial Hero and the Human
2. Childhood of the Human Hero
3. The Hero as Warrior
4- The Hero as Lover
5. The Hero as Emperor and as Tyrant
6. The Hero as World Redeemer
7. The Hero as Saint
8. Departure of the Hero

Chapter IV: Dissolutions

1. End of the Microcosm
2. End of the Macrocosm

Epilogue: Myth and Society

1. The Shapeshifter
2. The Function of Myth, Cult, and Meditation
3. The Hero Today

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Contents (C) 2006 James Baquet
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