The Myth of the Monomyth

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Can we rehabilitate the Hero’s Journey for our 21st Century world? I grew up on Joseph Campbell’s monomyth, but my enthusiasm has been tempered lately by mythologists and folklorists who absolutely hate this theory. The monomyth has been called sexist, racist, colonialist, and harmful to the expression and appreciation of world cultures. But why? And… Continue reading The Myth of the Monomyth