Tesis (Licenciatura en Lenguas Extranjeras Inglés - Francés) -- Universidad del Valle. Escuela de Ciencias de Lenguaje. 2012 ABSTRACT. Joseph Campbell’s hero in Henry Miller’s Tropic of Cancer undertakes a Deep analysis of one of the most controversial novels in the 20th century. This novel has been the object of criticism among literary analysts. This essay takes on a new perspective to find once more a new value on Henry Miller’s work in the literary world. Joseph Campbell’s theory of the Monomyth was the main source of analysis. With this theory it is intended to demonstrate the link Henry Miller’s novel and mythology as he constantly claimed to have. Incluye bibliografía e índices.