Table of contents for The hero with a thousand faces / Joseph Campbell.


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Counter List of Figures xi
List of Plates xvi
Preface to the 1949 Edition xxi
Introduction to the 2004 Commemorative Edition, by Clarissa Pinkola Este;s, Ph.D.xxiii
Acknowledgments lxvi
Prologue: The Monomyth 1
1. Myth and Dream 3
2. Tragedy and Comedy 23
3. The Hero and the God 28
4. The World Navel 37
PART ONE: The Adventure of the Hero
Chapter I: Departure 45
1. The Call to Adventure 45
2. Refusal of the Call 54
3. Supernatural Aid 63
4. The Crossing of the First Threshold 71
5. The Belly of the Whale 83
Chapter II: Initiation 89
1. The Road of Trials 89
2. The Meeting with the Goddess 100
3. Woman as the Temptress 111
4. Atonement with the Father 116
5. Apotheosis 138
6. The Ultimate Boon 159
Chapter III: Return 179
1. Refusal of the Return 179
2. The Magic Flight 182
3. Rescue from Without 192
4. The Crossing of the Return Threshold 201
5. Master of the Two Worlds 212
6. Freedom to Live 221
Chapter IV: The Keys 227
PART TWO: The Cosmogonic Cycle
Chapter I: Emanations 237
1. From Psychology to Metaphysics 237
2. The Universal Round 242
3. Out of the Void -Space 250
4. Within Space -Life 253
5. The Breaking of the One into the Manifold 261
6. Folk Stories of Creation 268
Chapter II: The Virgin Birth 275
1. Mother Universe 275
2. Matrix of Destiny 280
3. Womb of Redemption 285
4. Folk Stories of Virgin Motherhood 288
Chapter III: Transformations of the Hero 291
1. The Primordial Hero and the Human 291
2. Childhood of the Human Hero 295
3. The Hero as Warrior 309
4. The Hero as Lover 316
5. The Hero as Emperor and as Tyrant 319
6. The Hero as World Redeemer 322
7. The Hero as Saint 327
8. Departure of the Hero 329
Chapter IV: Dissolutions 337
1. End of the Microcosm 337
2. End of the Macrocosm 345
E pilogue: Myth and Society 351
1. The Shapeshifter 353
2. The Function of Myth, Cult, and Meditation 354
3. The Hero Today 358
Bibliography 363
Index 383


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Mythology, Psychoanalysis