4 edition of The Hero With an African Face found in the catalog.
January 19, 1999
by Highbridge Audio
Written in English
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Get this from a library. The hero with an African face: mythic wisdom of traditional Africa. [Clyde W Ford] -- Retells the ancient legends of Africa, reveals their universal messages, and draws parallels between the symbols of Africa and those of other cultures.
The Hero with an African Face: Mythic Wisdom of Traditional Africa enriches us all by restoring this vital tradition to the world. Review: The Hero with an African Face “Extending the sensibility of Joseph Campbell, Ford exposes readers to African myths and folk tales, finding that they harbor both culturally specific and universal motifs.
The book was originally published by the Bollingen Foundation through Pantheon Press as the seventeenth title in the Bollingen Series. This series was taken over by Princeton University Press, who published the book through Originally issued in and revised by Campbell inThe Hero with a Thousand Faces has been reprinted a number of niarbylbaycafe.com: Joseph Campbell.
Book Review By Elsa-Brita Titchenell. The Hero with an African Face: Mythic Wisdom of Traditional Africa by Clyde W. Ford, Bantam Doubleday Dell, ; pages, ISBNpaperback, $ Among the wealth of extant mythic history, there is a marked dearth of.
As Clyde W. Ford points out in his book The Hero with an African Face: Mythic Wisdom of Traditional Africa, African-Americans face a special challenge in recognizing the myths they are living.
If they turn only to Western traditions to find out what it means to be black, for instance, they find a predominance of legends that tell of white gods. The item The hero with an African face: mythic wisdom of traditional Africa, Clyde W. Ford represents a specific, individual, material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or artistic creation found in Brigham Young University.
The Hero with a Thousand Faces (first published in ) is a seminal work of comparative mythology by Joseph niarbylbaycafe.com this book, Campbell discusses his theory of the journey of the archetypal hero found in world mythologies. Since publication of The Hero with a Thousand Faces, Campbell's theory has been consciously applied by a wide variety of modern writers and niarbylbaycafe.com: Joseph Campbell.
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