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A Skeleton Key to Finnegans Wake. With Henry Morton Robinson. New York: Harcourt Brace & Company, 1944. Last edition published in 1983 by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. Currently out of print.
The Hero With a Thousand Faces (Bollingen Series XVII). New York: Pantheon, 1949. Second edition, Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1968 and 2004 by Princeton University Press, Commemorative edition. Third edition published in 2008 by the Joseph Campbell Foundation.
A bibliographic list of works cited in The Hero With a Thousand Faces (second Princeton Edition) by Richard Buchen, Special Collections Librarian at Pacifica and OPUS.
The Masks of God (4 volumes). New York: The Viking Press, 1959-1968. Volume 1: Primitive Mythology (1959). Volume 2: Oriental Mythology (1962). Volume 3: Occidental Mythology (1964). Volume 4: Creative Mythology (1968).
Flight of the Wild Gander: Explorations in the Mythological Dimension. New York: Viking Press, 1969.
Myths to Live By. New York: Viking Press, 1972.
The Mythic Image (Bollingen C). Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1974.
Tarot Revelations. With Richard Roberts. San Francisco: Alchemy Books, 1979, 1982.
Historical Atlas of World Mythology (2 volumes, 5 parts), 1983-1989. Two volumes of a projected four volume series were completed by Campbell before his death. Volume 1: The Way of the Animal Powers. New York: Alfred van der Marck Editions, 1983 (first edition). Also: New York: Harper & Row, 1989. Part 1, Mythologies of the Primitive Hunters and Gatherers. Part 2,
Mythologies of the Great Hunt. Volume 2: The Way of the Seeded Earth. New York: Harper & Row, 1988. Part 1, The Sacrifice. Part 2, Mythologies of the Primitive Planters: The Northern Americas. Part 3, Mythologies of the Primitive Planters: The Middle and Southern Americas.
The Inner Reaches of Outer Space: Metaphor As Myth and As Religion. New York, NY: Alfred van der Mark Editions, 1986.
Transformations of Myth through Time. New York: HarperCollins, 1990.
Mythic Worlds, Modern Words: On the Art of James Joyce. Ed. Edmund L. Epstein. New York: HarperCollins, 1993. Second ed., Novato, Calif.: New World Library, 2004
Baksheesh and Brahman: Indian Journal 1954 – 1955. eds. Robin & Stephen Larsen and Antony Van Couvering. NY: HarperCollins, 1995. Second ed., Novato, Calif.: New World Library, 2002.
The Mythic Dimension: Selected Essays 1959 – 1987. Ed. Antony Van Couvering. HarperSanFrancisco, 1997.
Thou Art That : Transforming Religious Metaphor. Campbell, Joseph, and Eugene C. Kennedy. Novato, Calif.: New World Library, 2001.
Sake & Satori: Asian Journals, Japan. ed. David Kudler. Novato, Calif.: New World Library, 2002.
Myths of Light: Eastern Metaphors of the Eternal. ed. David Kudler. Novato, Calif.: New World Library, 2003.
Conversations with Joseph Campbell
Man and Myth: A Conversation with Joseph Campbell. Sam Keen. Psychology Today 5 (July 1971): 35-39, 86-95.
Living Myths: A Conversation with Joseph Campbell. Lorraine Kisly. Parabola 1. Spring 1976: 70-81.
The Professor with a Thousand Faces. Donald Newlove. Esquire 88. September 1977: 99-103, 132-136.
Earthrise: The Dawning of a New Spiritual Awareness. Eugene Kennedy. New York Times Magazine. April 15, 1979: 14-15, 51-56.
Elders and Guides: A Conversation with Joseph Campbell. Michael McKnight. Parabola 5. February 1980: 57-45.
An Open Life: Joseph Campbell in Conversation with Michael Toms. Eds. John M. Maher & Dennie Briggs. Burdett, NY: Larsen Publications, 1988.
Joseph Campbell and The Power of Myth with Bill Moyers. Ed. Betty Sue Flowers. New York: Doubleday, 1988.
This Business of the Gods: Joseph Campbell in Conversation with Frazer Boa. Ontario: Windrose Films, Ltd., 1989.
The Hero’s Journey: Joseph Campbell on His Life and Work. Edited and with an introduction by Phil Cousineau, forward by Stuart L. Brown. San Francisco: Harper & Row, 1990. Reissued: Shaftesbury: Element, 1999. Centennial edition, with a new preface, Novato, Calif.: New World Library, 2003.
Reflections on the Art of Living: A Joseph Campbell Companion. Ed. Diane K. Osbon. New York: HarperCollins, 1991.
Works Edited by Campbell
Heinrich R. Zimmer. Myths and Symbols in Indian Art and Civilization. New York: Pantheon, 1946, 1992.
Heinrich R. Zimmer. The King and the Corpse: Tales of the Soul’s Conquest of Evil. New York: Pantheon, 1948, 1993.
Heinrich R. Zimmer. Philosophies of India. New York: Pantheon, 1951, 1969. 20
Heinrich R. Zimmer. The Art of Indian Asia: Its Mythology and Transformations. Completed by Campbell. New York: Pantheon, 1955.
Carl Kerenyi. The Gods of the Greeks. New York: Thames and Hudson, 1951.
The Portable Arabian Nights. New York: Viking Press, 1952.
Maya Deren. Divine Horsemen: The Living Gods of Haiti. London: Thames and Hudson, 1953.
Alan W. Watts. Myth and Ritual in Christianity. Boston: Beacon Press, 1954.
Spirit and Nature. Papers from the Eranos Yearbooks, Vol. 1. Trans. Ralph Manheim and R.F.C. Hull. New York: Pantheon, 1954, 1972, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1982.
The Mysteries. Papers from the Eranos Yearbooks, Vol. 2. Trans. Ralph Manheim and R.F.C. Hull. New York: Pantheon, 1955.
Man and Time. Papers from the Eranos Yearbooks, Vol. 3. Trans. Ralph Manheim and R.F.C. Hull. New York: Pantheon, 1957.
Spiritual Disciplines. Papers from the Eranos Yearbooks, Vol. 4. Trans. Ralph Manheim & R.F.C. Hull. New York: Pantheon, 1960.
Man and Transformation. Papers from the Eranos Yearbooks, Vol. 5. Trans. Ralph Manheim and R.F.C. Hull. New York: Pantheon, 1964, 1972, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1980.
The Mystic Vision. Papers from the Eranos Yearbooks, Vol. 6. Trans. Ralph Manheim and R.F.C. Hull. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1968.
Myths, Dreams, and Religion. New York: Dutton, 1970. Second ed.: Spring Publications, 1988.
The Portable Jung. Trans. R.F.C. Hull. New York: Viking, 1971, 1976.
In All Her Names: Explorations of the Feminine in Divinity. Edited with Charles Musès. New York: HarperCollins, 1991. Includes Campbell,s article, The Mystery Number of the Goddess
Significant Commentaries and Articles by Campbell
Where the Two Came to Their Father: A Navaho War Ceremonial (Bollingen Series I) Told by Jeff King, text and paintings recorded by Maud Oakes, commentary by Joseph Campbell. New York: Pantheon, 1943.
Finnegan the Wake. Chimera 4. Spring 1946: 63-80.
Heinrich Zimmer (1890-1943). Partisan Review 20. July 1953: 444-451.
Renewal Myths and Rites of the Primitive Hunters and Planters in Eranos Jahrbuch 28. 1959: 407-458. Republished in The Eranos Lectures Series 9. Dallas: Spring Publications, 1989.
Basic Beliefs: The Religious Philosophies of Mankind in Hinduism. Ed. Johnson E. Fairchild. New York: Sheridan House, 1959. 54-73.
Contransmagnificandjewbangtantiality. Studies in the Literary Imagination 3. October 1970: 3-18.
“Mythological Themes in Creative Literature and Art” in Myths, Dreams, and Religion. Ed. Joseph Campbell. New York: Viking, 1971. 138-175.
Erotic Irony and Mythic Forms in the Art of Thomas Mann. Boston University Journal 24. 1976: 10-27. Also published as a broadside, Mill Valley, CA: Robert Briggs Associates, 1988.
Myths from West to East in Myths. Ed. Alexander Eliot. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1976; (as Universal Myths) New York: Penguin, 1990. 30-57.
The Occult in Myth and Literature in Literature and the Occult: Essays in Comparative Literature. Ed. Luanne Frank. Arlington, TX: University of Texas at Arlington, 1977. 3-18.
The Interpretation of Symbolic Forms in The Binding of Prometheus: Perspectives on Myth and the Literary Process. Ed. Marjorie W. McCune, et al. Lewisburg, PA: Bucknell University Press, 1980. 35-59.
Joseph Campbell on the Great Goddess. Parabola 5. November 1980: 74-85.
Indian Reflections in the Castle of the Grail in The Celtic Consciousness. Ed. Robert O’Driscoll. New York: George Braziller, 1982. 3-30.
Books about Joseph Campbell
Joseph Campbell: An Introduction. Robert Segal. New York: Garland, 1987. Revised edition, New York: Penguin Books, 1990.
A Fire in the Mind: The Life of Joseph Campbell . Stephen Larsen and Robin Larsen. New York: Doubleday, 1991.
Paths to the Power of Myth: Joseph Campbell and the Study of Religion. Ed. Daniel C. Noel. New York: Crossroad Publishing Co., 1990.
The Joseph Campbell Phenomenon: Implications for the Contemporary Church. Ed. Lawrence Madden. Washington D.C.: Pastoral Press, 1992.
The Hero’s Journey: The World of Joseph Campbell. William Free, Phil Cousineau, and Janelle Balnicke. Mythology Ltd. Mystic Fire Video, 800/446-9784.
Mythos. Volume I, 5 parts: The Shaping of Our Mythic Tradition. Volume II, 5 parts: The Shaping of the Eastern Tradition. Mystic Fire Video, 800/446-9784.
The Power of Myth. Six one-hour interviews of Joseph Campbell by Bill Moyers. Mystic Fire Video, 800/446-9784.
Transformations of Myths Through Time. Thirteen lectures by Campbell directed by Roy Cox. Out of print, but re-edited and re-issued as the Mythos series.
Wings of Art: Joseph Campbell on James Joyce. Mythology Ltd. and William Free Productions.
Sukhavati, Place of Bliss: A Mythic Journey with Joseph Campbell. Produced, directed and edited by Maxine Harris and Sheldon Rochlin. Mystic Fire Video.
Selected Audio Tapes
Joseph Campbell Audio Collection
Published by Highbridge Company
Volume One: Mythology and the Individual
Volume Two: The Inward Journey: East and West
Volume Three: The Eastern Way
Volume Four: Man and Myth
Volume Five: Masks of Myth and God
Volume Six: The Western Quest
The World of Joseph Campbell: Transformations of Myth through Time. Highbridge Audio Catalog, 800/755-8532.
Hero With a Thousand Faces, Parts 1 and 2. An abridged reading by Ralph Blum. Audio Renaissance Publishers Book and Audio Mailing Service, 800/288-2131.
The Power of Myth. Mystic Fire Audio.
Myth & Metaphor in Society, A Conversation with Joseph Campbell and Jamake Highwater Mystic Fire Audio .
Interviews of Joseph Campbell by Michael Toms. New Dimensions Foundation.
Lectures at Esalen Institute. Big Sur Tapes (out of print).