The Heroine with 1001 Faces by Maria Tatar

The Heroine with 1001 Faces

Maria Tatar

304 pages first pub 2021 (editions)

nonfiction feminism dark informative reflective medium-paced


How do we explain our newfound cultural investment in empathy and social justice? For decades, Joseph Campbell had defined our cultural aspirations in The Hero with a Thousand Faces, emphasizing the value of seeking glory and earning immortality. ...

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challenging 31%
inspiring 27%
hopeful 17%
adventurous 12%
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emotional 3%
lighthearted 3%
sad 3%
tense 3%
funny 1%


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