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Author Campbell, Joseph, 1904-1987.

Title Romance of the Grail : the magic and mystery of Arthurian myth / Joseph Campbell ; edited by Evans Lansing Smith.

Publication Info. Novato, California : New World Library, [2015]


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 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    809.9335 CAM    Available
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Description xxii, 282 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
text rdacontent
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Series The collected works of Joseph Campbell
Campbell, Joseph, 1904-1987. Works. 1993.
Summary "Campbell's writing captures the incredible stories of such figures as Merlin, Gawain, and Guinevere as well as the larger patterns and meaning revealed in these myths. Merlin's death and Arthur receiving Excalibur from the Lady of the Lake, for example, are not just vibrant stories but also central to the mythologist's thinking. The Arthurian myths opened the world of comparative mythology to Campbell, turning his attention to the Near and Far Eastern roots of myth. Calling the Arthurian myths the world's first "secular mythology," Campbell found metaphors in them for human stages of growth, development, and psychology. The myths exemplify the kind of love Campbell called amor, in which individuals become more fully themselves through connection."--Dust jacket flap.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Grail -- Legends -- History and criticism.
Arthurian romances -- History and criticism.
Love -- Mythology.
Mythology -- Psychological aspects.
Added Author Smith, Evans Lansing, 1950- editor.
Added Title Magic and mystery of Arthurian myth
ISBN 9781608683246 (hardback)
1608683249 (hardback)

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