The Grail Legend / Edition 2

The Grail Legend / Edition 2

by Emma Jung, Marie-Louise von Franz, Marie-Louise Von Franz
     
 

"The Grail Legend is a beautifully sustained application of Jungian theory to a whole story rather than merely to isolated motifs or archetypes. The work is far better researched than many other Jungian studies, and is written with a spritely, charming touch. A delightful volume."—Robert Segal, University of Lancaster, editor of Jung on Mythology<

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"The Grail Legend is a beautifully sustained application of Jungian theory to a whole story rather than merely to isolated motifs or archetypes. The work is far better researched than many other Jungian studies, and is written with a spritely, charming touch. A delightful volume."—Robert Segal, University of Lancaster, editor of Jung on Mythology and The Gnostic Jung

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780691002378
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Publication date:
10/05/1998
Series:
Mythos: The Princeton/Bollingen Series in World Mythology Series
Pages:
452
Sales rank:
743,377
Product dimensions:
6.09(w) x 9.17(h) x 1.27(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword7
IIntroduction9
IIPerceval's Early History, according to Chretien de Troyes39
IIIThe Defeat of the Red Knight and the Meeting with Blancheflor52
IVPerceval's First Visit to the Grail Castle66
VThe Sword and the Lance79
VIPerceval's Task98
VIIThe Central Symbol of the Legend: The Grail as Vessel113
VIIIThe Grail as Stone142
IXThe Table, the Carving Platter and the Two Knives161
XThe Continuation of Perceval's Quest173
XIThe Suffering Grail King187
XIIThe Figure of Gauvain; Perceval's Return to Christianity213
XIIIGauvain's Adventures228
XIVPerceval's Further Adventures253
XVThe Redemption of the Grail Kingdom; Perceval's End290
XVIRobert de Boron's Roman de l'Estoire dou Graal302
XVIIThe Problem of the Trinity317
XVIIIThe Figure of Adam331
XIXThe Trinity: The Problem of the Fourth338
XXThe Figure of Merlin347
XXIMerlin as Medicine Man and Prophet357
XXIIMerlin and the Alchemical Mercurius367
XXIIIMerlin's Solution of the Grail Problem379
XXIVThe Disappearance of Merlin390
Bibliography401
Index419

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