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The Mythic Dimension:
Selected Essays 1959-1987
by Joseph Campbell


Table of Contents

Mythology and History

-Comparative Mythology as an Introduction to Cross-Cultural Studies
-The Historical Development of Mythology
-Renewal Myths and Rites of the Primitive Hunters and Planters
-Johann Jacob Bachofen
-The Mystery Number of the Goddess

Mythology and the Arts

-The Interpretation of Symbolic Forms
-Mythological Themes in Creative Literature and Art
-The Occult in Myth and Literature
-Erotic Irony and Mythic Forms in the Art of Thomas Mann


-Appendix 1: Select Bibliography of the Works of Joseph Campbell
-Appendix 2: Reading List for Joseph Campbell’s Class on Mythology at Sarah Lawrence College

Contents (C) 2006 James Baquet


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