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Joseph Campbell and the Power of Myth 

Mythologist Joseph Campbell presents his ideas about comparative mythology and the ongoing role of myth in human society.
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Joseph Campbell Joseph Campbell ...  Himself 6 episodes, 1988
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Mythologist Joseph Campbell presents his ideas about comparative mythology and the ongoing role of myth in human society.

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Rory Gilmore and Paris Geller watch The Power of Myth in the Gilmore Girls episode "Girls in Bikinis, Boys Doin' the Twist" (season 4, episode 17) while on spring break. See more »

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Bill Moyers: There are some wonderful things going up in New York right now. Are any myths going to come from that, do you think?
Joseph Campbell: Something might.
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Maybe you should read the book
11 June 2018 | by bettycjungSee all my reviews

6/5/18. I was really looking forward to this mini-series because I heard so much about Campbell. However, I barely finished the first episode because it was so dry. I just couldn't see myself sitting through 5 more episodes. Too bad since I love reading about culture.


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