The Hero's Journey in Film: A Mythic Reading of Twelve Hollywood Movies (Paperback)
The Hero's Journey in Film interprets twelve Hollywood movies in a mythical context, using Joseph Campbell's model of the hero's journey: Departure-Initiation-Return. It also weaves in concepts from the related fields of archetypal psychology and perennial philosophy. The book is highly useful . . .
- As a text for teaching classes on the hero's journey model, appropriate for advanced high school, undergraduate, graduate, corporate leadership, and continuing education programs.
- For writers, screenwriters, and others generally interested in stories portraying the stages of the hero quest.
- For counselors, therapists, psychologists, and others in the helping professions who need a fresh approach to working with clients in the midst of major life change.
- For anyone needing a practical guide to personal growth, self-discovery, and spiritual transformation, beyond the confines of traditional counseling and religion.