Essays on a Science of Mythology: The Myth of the Divine Child and the Mysteries of Eleusis / Edition 1

Essays on a Science of Mythology: The Myth of the Divine Child and the Mysteries of Eleusis / Edition 1

by C. G. Jung, Carl Kerenyi
     
 

ISBN-10: 0691017565

ISBN-13: 9780691017563

Pub. Date: 10/01/1969

Publisher: Princeton University Press

This introduction to the interior world of mythic consciousness has gone through many popular editions and become a classic point of reference for students of Greek religion as well as the depth psychology.  See more details below

Overview

This introduction to the interior world of mythic consciousness has gone through many popular editions and become a classic point of reference for students of Greek religion as well as the depth psychology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780691017563
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Publication date:
10/01/1969
Series:
Bollingen Series (General) Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
1,435,319
Product dimensions:
5.53(w) x 8.46(h) x 0.54(d)

Table of Contents

Editorial Notevii
Prolegomena1
IThe Primordial Child in Primordial Times25
1.Child-Gods25
2.The Orphan Child27
3.A Vogul God30
4.Kullervo33
5.Narayana40
6.Apollo46
7.Hermes51
8.Zeus58
9.Dionysus66
IIThe Psychology of the Child Archetype70
I.Introduction70
II.The Psychology of the Child Archetype79
1.The Archetype as a Link with the Past79
2.The Function of the Archetype81
3.The Futurity of the Archetype83
4.Unity and Plurality of the Child-Motif84
5.Child-God and Child-Hero84
III.The Special Phenomenology of the Child-Archetype86
1.The Abandonment of the Child86
2.The Invincibility of the Child89
3.The Hermaphroditism of the Child92
4.The Child as Beginning and End96
IV.Conclusion98
IIIKore101
1.Anadyomene102
2.The Paradox of the Mythological Idea103
3.Maiden-Goddesses106
4.Hecate109
5.Demeter113
6.Persephone120
7.Indonesian Kore Figures129
8.The Kore in Eleusis136
9.The Eleusinian Paradox151
IVThe Psychological Aspects of the Kore156
1.Case X165
2.Case Y169
3.Case Z174
Epilegomena: The Miracle of Eleusis178
References Cited184
Index197

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