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Writer, mythologist, editor, educator

“To Campbell, mythology was the ‘song of the universe, the music of the spheres’.”

Joseph Campbell Foundation
A Novelty of Nous illuminating the Artistic Mind of Jospeh Campbell

“When you move deeper in dream, when you move into the sphere of the permanent energies of your body, your mental wisdom is gradually extinguished, body wisdom (as it were) rises, and you experience the collective order of dream, where the imagery is identical to the imagery of myth.”

The Inner Reaches of Outer Space: Metaphor as Myth and as Religion

“Combining cross-cultural stories with the teachings of modern psychology, [Campbell] examines the ways in which our myths shape and enrich our lives.”

Pathways to Bliss

“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.”

The Power of Myth

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