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Mythic Imagination
By Stephen Larsen

The Mythic Imagination

The Quest for Meaning Through Personal Mythology

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Mythic Imagination by Stephen Larsen

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Mythology is the universal tongue of human imagination. As a tool for self-discovery, mythology is also a way of gaining access to the secrets of the psyche. The Mythic Imagination is a quest for the ancient source of vision and meaning in the world of dream, myth, and archetype. In the footsteps of Joseph Campbell, Stephen Larsen guides the reader on a journey through the mythic landscape of the psyche. His insight is that all of us, at one time or another, are engaged in creating personal mythologies that reflect the larger myths of the culture and our own deepest desires and aspirations. This book is a guide for bringing the deeper mythic structures of experience into awareness, for learning to recognize the archetypal content embedded in our dreams and daydreams, feelings, beliefs, relationships, conscious creations, and behavior. Student and authorized biographer of Joseph Campbell, Larsen teaches us how to bring myth into our lives. Reissue of the Bantam bestseller.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780892815746
ISBN-10: 0892815744
Format: Paperback
(209mm x 139mm x 31mm)
Imprint: Inner Traditions Bear and Company
Publisher: Inner Traditions Bear and Company
Publish Date: 31-Mar-1996
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Stephen Larsen

Stephen Larsen, Ph.D., is a practicing psychotherapist and teacher who is also co-director of the Center for Symbolic Studies in New Paltz, New York. He is the author of Joseph Campbell, A Fire in the Mind, The Authorized Biography.

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