The Heroine with 1001 Faces by Maria Tatar

The Heroine with 1001 Faces

Maria Tatar

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304 pages | first published 2021

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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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