Myths to Live By

Campbell, Joseph

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Place Published: New York
Publisher: Penguin Books
Date Published: 1993
Edition: Later printing
Binding: Paperback
Condition: as NEW
ISBN: 0140194614
Book Id: 15557


276 pp. Octavo. B&W pictoral covers with black spine.


What is a properly functioning mythology and what are its functions? Can we use myths to help relieve our modern anxiety, or do they foster it? In Myths to Live By , Joseph Campbell explores the enduring power of the universal myths that influence our lives daily and examines the myth-making process from the primitive past to the immediate present, returning always to the source from which all mythology springs: the creative imagination.

By This Author: Campbell, Joseph
By This Publisher: Penguin Books