- NAME: Joseph Campbell
- OCCUPATION: Anthropologist, Academic Author, Journalist
- BIRTH DATE: March 26, 1904
- DEATH DATE: October 31, 1987
- EDUCATION: Columbia University, University of Paris, University of Munich
- PLACE OF BIRTH: New York, New York
- PLACE OF DEATH: Honolulu, Hawaii
- Full Name: Joseph John Campbell
- AKA: Joseph Campbell
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Joseph Campbell was a professor and author who focused on comparative folklore with books like The Power of Myth and The Hero With a Thousand Faces.
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Joseph Campbell, born on March 26, 1904, in New York City, studied Native American folklore as a child and went on to become a Sarah Lawrence professor. He was a renowned presenter of unifying concepts in comparative mythology with books like The Hero With a Thousand Faces, The Power of Myth and The Masks of God. He died on October 20, 1987, with a PBS interview series released in 1988.
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