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Joseph Campbell: Mythos III: The Shaping of Western Tradition

Series Description

DURING THE FINAL YEARS OF HIS LIFE, Joseph Campbell embarked on a speaking tour in which he drew together all that he had learned about what he called the “one great story” of humanity. These remarkable talks were filmed and are presented here in the order and manner in which Campbell himself intended, with enhanced images and in minimally edited form. As seen on PBS. Presented by Academy Award®-Winner SUSAN SARANDON.

THE PROGRAMS:

Love as a Guide
The Arthurian romances, including Tristan and Iseult

The Path of the Heart
Parzival and the Grail Quest

Beyond Space and Time
The Romantic philosophers

Between Pairs of Opposites

Thomas Mann and The Magic Mountain.
Into the Well of Myth
Joseph novels and modern myth

 

About the Host

Joseph Campbell taught for nearly 40 years at Sarah Lawrence College; he authored and edited scores of books and inspired generations of scholars and artists.