The Masks of God, Volume II
By Joseph Campbell
Paperback. 576 pages
An exploration of Eastern mythology as it developed into the distinctive religions of Egypt, India, China, and Japan.
Joseph Campbell (1904-1987) was a writer, an anthropologist, lecturer and teacher. His lifelong fascination with myth began at the age of six when he was enchanted by a performance of Buffalo Bill Cody's Wild West Show. A teacher at Sarah Lawrence College for 38 years, he authored, co-authored and edited dozens of books on mythology in art and religion.