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Type: American mythologist, writer and lecturer

Born: March 26, 1904

Died: October 30, 1987

Joseph John Campbell was an American mythologist, writer and lecturer, best known for his work in comparative mythology and comparative religion. His work covers many aspects of the human experience. Campbell's magnum opus is his book titled "The Hero with a Thousand Faces" in which he 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 artists. His philosophy has been summarized by his own often repeated phrase: "Follow your bliss".

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