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An Open Life: Joseph Campbell in conversation with Michael Toms

by Michael Toms, Joseph Campbell

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Toms, host of the radio series "New Dimensions," interviewed Joseph Campbell a number of times over ten years. This book is compiled from transcripts of nine of these interviews. While the content is similar to Campbell and Moyers's The Power of Myth (Doubleday, 1988), Toms takes a more conversational approach than did Moyers, making the text easier for the general reader. As a result, this is a good book to recommend to younger readers who might find The Power of Myth too erudite, though unfortunately, it has no illustrations. For any library where there is demand for materials by and about Campbell. Lucy Patrick, Strozier Lib., Florida Univ., Tallahassee. Library Journal ( )
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MICHAEL: We tend to use the word "myth" to mean something that is untrue or an erroneously help belief.
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In the tradition of The Power of Myth, a conversation with Joseph Campbell that distills the mature wisdom and eclectic spiritual thinking of the world-renowned scholar and mythologist.

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The noted mythologist answers questions and give his comments on a myriad of subjects, all involved with mythology

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