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The Masks Of God - Primitive Mythology - Oriental Mythology - Occidental Mythology - Creative Mythology [ 4 volumes complete ] by  Joseph Campbell - Paperback - 1st UK edition. - 1973 - 1974 - from Eastleach Books and Biblio.co.uk

The Masks Of God - Primitive Mythology - Oriental Mythology - Occidental Mythology - Creative Mythology [ 4 volumes complete ]

by Campbell, Joseph

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Souvenir Press, 1973 - 1974. 1st UK edition.. Paperback. Paperback, VG. 4 volumes, xvi+504pp, xii+561pp, xii+564pp, xx+730pp, grand total of 131 b/w illustrations, index to each volume, fore edges a little tanned, spines likewise with a little creasing, a nice set. Campbell's monumental study of the hero myth in mythology & religion. In the four volumes, Campbell explores the historical and cultural variations of the monomyth, ( that Krishna, Buddha, Apollonius of Tyana, Jesus etc all share a similar mythological basis ), drawn from anthropological & historical sources. Joseph John Campbell [ 1904 - 1987 ], American mythologist, writer, and lecturer, best known for his work in comparative mythology and comparative religion. These four volumes are a further exploration of the ideas set forth in his mangum opus 'The Hero with a Thousand Faces'.
Multi-volume Set

Studies the development of man's philosophical views of supreme beings in primitive, Eastern, and Western culture.




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