Joseph Campbell

Biography Joseph Campbell (1904 - 1987)

American Professor of Literature at Sarah Lawrence College

Also called Joseph John Campbell.
Was born on 26 mar 1904.
Died on 30 oct 1987, at 83 years old.
Origin country United States
Quotes by Joseph Campbell

Joseph John Campbell (March 26, 1904 – October 30, 1987) was an American Professor of Literature at Sarah Lawrence College who worked in comparative mythology and comparative religion. His work covers many aspects of the human experience. Campbell's most well-known work is his book The Hero with a Thousand Faces (1949), in which he discusses his theory of the journey of the archetypal hero shared by world mythologies, termed the monomyth.

Since the publication of The Hero with a Thousand Faces, Campbell's theory has been applied by a wide variety of modern writers and artists. His philosophy has been summarized by his own often repeated phrase: "Follow your bliss." He gained recognition in Hollywood when George Lucas credited Campbell's work as influencing his Star Wars saga.
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Quotes Joseph Campbell

Find a place inside where there's joy, and the joy will...

Quote by Joseph Campbell about joy, pain