Description : Joseph Campbell, arguably the greatest mythologist of our time, was certainly one of our greatest storytellers. This new cloth edition of The Hero's Journey, published to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Campbell's birth, recounts his own quest and conveys the excitement of his lifelong exploration of our mythic traditions, what he called "the one great story of mankind."
Description : Profiling six phases of the mythic hero's journey from unconscious innocence to ultimate self-awareness, argues that shared vision, purpose, and inquiry, combined with the use of the collective wisdom of myth, legend, and metaphor, can transform a school.
Description : Explores the literary theme of the hero's journey in twenty essays covering works by authors as varied as Virgil and Maxine Hong Kingston.
Description : Living the Hero's Journey guides the reader on an epic journey of self-discovery by engaging the visual metaphors of today's action-adventure films and yesterday's mythic tales. Experience personal growth and development through the lens of movies and mythology.In an age where people look outward for direction and upward for inspiration, Living the Hero's Journey provides a time-honored template for looking inward and going deep for the answers we seek. By using contemporary storytelling and ancient mythology as the bifocals through which to envision our future, we have the opportunity to explore--for the first time--what we have known on a cellular level since the dawn of time; in myth there is magic.Author Will Craig shares the paths traveled, and lessons learned over the course of a decade leading an international coaching and mentoring company. Join him on the action-adventure of a lifetime.
Description : Discusses the universal legend of the hero in world mythology, focusing on the motif of the hero's journey through adventure and transformation.
Description : Influenced by his study of Gestalt therapy, the performing arts, and his association with the renowned Mythologist Joseph Campbell, Paul Rebillot has created a dynamic new rite of passage for anyone experiencing personal challenge or al life transition. In The Hero's Journey, Rebillot explains why personal crisis can actually be a form of spiritual calling. Sharing intimate details about his own stormy search for meaning, which took him dangerously close to the edge and prompted his explanation into the healing process, Rebillot shows how, through the process of ritual, a spiritual emergency can be transformed into a rewarding and powerful exercise.
Description : A comic hero or heroine also goes on a journey, but for the comic hero, it's often quite, quite different. The hero decides to go on the adventure; the comic hero often has no choice. The hero has a wise old man; the comic hero often meets an idiot who inadvertently says something that can teach him a thing or two. Steve Kaplan will show you the diverse paths that comedy takes in The Comic Hero's Journey.
Description : A threat has emerged from the cosmos: Thanos. A ruthless warlord who plans to collect all six Infinity Stones. Joined by his formidable allies, he will be near-unstoppable at achieving his goal. The Avengers, the Guardians of the Galaxy, Doctor Strange and Spider-Man must join forces and fight side by side to stop Thanos, while the fate of the Earth and the universe lays in the balance. As the stage is set for Marvel's Avengers: Infinity War, each Super Hero involved has no way of knowing how their lives will be forever changed. Captain America, Thor, Doctor Strange, and the Guardians of the Galaxy all have a role to play in the coming cosmic war--but fresh off their own independent adventures, they'll have to come together as Thanos prepares his conquest. Told from unique perspectives, each hero finds their stories accelerating down the road to Infinity War! ©2018 MARVEL.
Description : A guidebook for discovering how heartbreak can become the doorway to profound meaning and joy from the bestselling co-creator of the Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff Series In 2006, after building the bestselling franchise Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff with her husband Richard, Kristine Carlson faced a shattering loss—the sudden death of her beloved spouse. Woven together with the remarkable stories of others’ loss and recovery, her deeply moving story reveals a clear process of healing that is common to everyone and goes far beyond ordinary prescriptions for getting through hard times. In her new book, From Heartbreak to Wholeness, Kristine offers a life-altering map for navigating the heroic journey from loss to joy—one that ultimately awakens readers to a deep love affair with life. Every day, people suffer heartbreaks of some kind—loss of a loved one, divorce, illness, loss of a job or home—and seek to understand why these losses and traumas have befallen them and how they’ll make it through in one piece. For readers who have endured loss of any kind, Kristine takes them by the hand, showing them how to traverse their own jagged edge of growth and emerge as the hero whole, happy, and empowered. Each chapter of From Heartbreak to Wholeness includes powerful exercises in self-inquiry and reflection, along with step-by-step guidance for writing one’s own heroic story of healing. Journey with Kristine Carlson and learn how you can walk the path from heartbreak to wholeness.
Description : Hero's Journey contains four action-packed junior novels, each told from the point of view of a close Marvel ally (or foe!), and features an extra Iron Man story.