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The hero's journey

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Chronology of publications

by / about / linked to Paul Rebillot

1949

Joseph Campbell publishes The Hero with a Thousand Faces.

1972

Paul Rebillot delivers a self-discovery worskhop structured after Joseph Campbell’s monomyth, and calls it The Hero’s Journey.

1972

With Will Schutz and seven other persons, Paul Rebillot sets up Joy Press which publishes Schutz's third book, Elements of Encounter.

1987

Paul Rebillot starts writing a book about the presuppositions, characteristics and dynamics of his approach, which make The Hero’s Journey a self-transformative experience.

1987

Joseph Campbell talks about his life and career with friends and colleagues in the biographical film The Hero’s Journey: Joseph Campbell on his life and work. Three years later, a book will be published under the same title.

1988

Paul Rebillot launches in Europe the first advanced training cycle of the School of Gestalt and Experiential Teaching.

1988

PBS Chanel releases Joseph Campbell and the Power of Myth, a series of talks between Joseph Campbell and journalist Bill Moyers. These talks are published at the same time, under the title Power of Myth.

1989

Paul Rebillot publishes The Hero’s Journey: Ritualizing the Mystery in Spiritual Emergency: When Personal Transformation Becomes a Crisis, edited by Stanislav and Christina Grof.

1993

Paul Rebillot publishes The Call to Adventure: Bringing the Hero’s Journey to Daily Life with a foreword by Stanislav Grof. This book describes in details the specificities and dynamics of The Hero’s Journey. It caters particularly to the needs of facilitators.

1997

The Call to Adventure is translated and published in German under the title Die Heldenreise.

2011

Publication of  Ritual Theatre edited by Claire Scrader and with a chapter dedicated to Paul Rebillot’s approach under the title Paul Rebillot’s Modern Day Rites of Passage. (Ritual Theatre is edited by Claire Scrader, the author of the chapter regarding Paul Rebillot is Steve Mitchell.)

2017

Second edition of Rebillot's book under the title The Hero's Journey.