The Archetypes and the Collective Unconscious: Collected Works of C.G. Jung, Volume 9 (Part 1) / Edition 2

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Essays which state the fundamentals of Jung's psychological system: "On the Psychology of the Unconscious" and "The Relations Between the Ego and the Unconscious," with their original versions in an appendix.

This book delves into the nature of the archetypes as shown by dream analysis and the art works of patients undergoing therapy and fine artists.

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Editorial Reviews

American Journal of Psychotherapy
This book must be considered a fundamental work among Jung's writings and deserves to be read by Jungians and non-Jungians alike.
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"This book must be considered a fundamental work among Jung's writings and deserves to be read by Jungians and non-Jungians alike."--American Journal of Psychotherapy
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780691018331
  • Publisher: Princeton University Press
  • Publication date: 8/1/1981
  • Series: Collected Works of C.G. Jung Series
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 470
  • Sales rank: 338,551
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 9.14 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Table of Contents

Editorial Note v
Translator's Note vi
List of Illustrations xi
Archetypes of the Collective Unconscious (Translated from "Uber die Archetypen des kollektiven Unbewussten," Von den Wurzeln des Bewusstseins (Zurich: Rascher, 1954)) 3
The Concept of the Collective Unconscious (Originally published in English in the Journal of St. Bartholomew's Hospital (London), XLIV (1936/37)) 42
Concerning the Archetypes, with Special Reference to the Anima Concept (Translated from "Uber den Archetypus mit besonderer Berucksichtigung des Animabegriffes," Von den Wurzeln des Bewusstseins (Zurich: Rascher, 1954)) 54
Psychological Aspects of the Mother Archetype (Translated from "Die psychologischen Aspekte des Mutter-Archetypus," Von den Wurzeln des Bewusstseins (Zurich: Rascher, 1954)) 75
1. On the Concept of the Archetype 75
2. The Mother Archetype 81
3. The Mother-Complex 85
I. The Mother-Complex of the Son 85
II. The Mother-Complex of the Daughter 87
a. Hypertrophy of the Maternal Element 87
b. Overdevelopment of Eros 88
c. Identity with the Mother 89
d. Resistance to the Mother 90
4. Positive Aspects of the Mother-Complex 92
I. The Mother 92
II. The Overdeveloped Eros 94
III. The "Nothing-But" Daughter 97
IV. The Negative Mother-Complex 98
5. Conclusion 101
Concerning Rebirth (Translated from "Uber Wiedergeburt," Gestaltungen des Unbewussten (Zurich: Rascher, 1950)) 113
1. Forms of Rebirth 113
2. The Psychology of Rebirth 116
I. Experience of the Transcendence of Life 117
a. Experiences Induced by Ritual 117
b. Immediate Experiences 118
II. Subjective Transformation 119
a. Diminution of Personality 119
b. Enlargement of Personality 120
c. Change of Internal Structure 122
d. Identification with a Group 125
e. Identification with a Cult-Hero 128
f. Magical Procedures 128
g. Technical Transformation 129
h. Natural Transformation (Individuation) 130
3. A Typical Set of Symbols Illustrating the Process of Transformation 135
The Psychology of the Child Archetype (Translated from "Zur Psychologie des Kind-Archetypus," Einfuhrung in das Wesen der Mythologie (with K. Kerenyi), 4th revised edition (Zurich: Rhein-Verlag, 1951)) 151
I. Introduction 151
II. The Psychology of the Child Archetype 160
1. The Archetype as a Link with the Past 160
2. The Function of the Archetype 162
3. The Futurity of the Archetype 164
4. Unity and Plurality of the Child Motif 165
5. Child God and Child Hero 165
III. The Special Phenomenology of the Child Archetype 167
1. The Abandonment of the Child 167
2. The Invincibility of the Child 170
3. The Hermaphroditism of the Child 173
4. The Child as Beginning and End 177
IV. Conclusion 179
The Psychological Aspects of the Kore (Translated from "Zum psychologischen Aspekt der Kore-Figur," Einfuhrung in das Wesen der Mythologie (with K. Kerenyi), 4th revised edition (Zurich: Rhein-Verlag, 1951)) 182
The Phenomenology of the Spirit in Fairytales (Translated from "Zur Phanomenologie des Geistes im Marchen," Symbolik des Geistes (Zurich: Rascher, 1948)) 207
I. Concerning the Word "Spirit" 208
II. Self-Representation of the Spirit in Dreams 214
III. The Spirit in Fairytales 217
IV. Theriomorphic Spirit Symbolism in Fairytales 230
V. Supplement 243
VI. Conclusion 252
On the Psychology of the Trickster-Figure (Translated from part 5 of Der Gottliche Schelm, by Paul Radin, with commentaries by C. G. Jung and Karl Kerenyi (Zurich: Rhein-Verlag, 1954)) 255
Conscious, Unconscious, and Individuation (Originally written in English as "The Meaning of Individuation," in The Integration of the Personality (New York: Farrar and Rinehart, 1939; London: Kegan Paul, 1940); here revised in accordance with the German version, "Bewusstsein, Unbewusstes und Individuation," Zentralblatt fur Psychotherapie und ihre Grenzgebiete (Leipzig), XI (1939)) 275
A Study in the Process of Individuation (Translated from "Zur Empirie des Individuationsprozesses," Gestaltungen des Unbewussten (Zurich: Rascher, 1950)) 290
Introductory 290
Picture 1292
Picture 2294
Picture 3305
Picture 4313
Picture 5319
Picture 6323
Picture 7326
Picture 8335
Picture 9338
Picture 10342
Picture 11345
Pictures 12-24345
Conclusion 348
Concerning Mandala Symbolism (Translated from "Uber Mandalasymbolik," Gestaltungen des Unbewussten (Zurich: Rascher, 1950)) 355
Appendix Mandalas (Translated from Du (Zurich), XV:4 (April 1955)) 385
Bibliography 391
Index 419
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