Author: Joseph Campbell

Book Review: The Power of Myth by Joseph Campbell

Posted August 19, 2012 in Reviews / 8 Comments
Book Review: The Power of Myth by Joseph Campbell

The Power of Myth is the companion text to the 1988 six-part PBS documentary called Joseph Campbell and the Power of Myth. In this documentary Joseph Campbell, an American mythologist known for his work in comparative mythology and comparative religion, is interviewed by journalist Bill Mowyers about the role of mythology in modern society. This companion text to the documentary is just that — a companion. It does not exactly replicate the conversations broadcast on television; rather, it follows the […]