The Pregnant Virgin: A Process of Psychological Transformation / Edition 1

The Pregnant Virgin: A Process of Psychological Transformation / Edition 1

by Marion Woodman
     
 

"The woman who is virgin, one in herself, does what she does not for power or out of the desire to please, but because what she does is true." Here is writing with a thinking heart, blending art, literature, religion and extensive case material. Continues the author's pioneering work on the nature of the feminine in both women and men.See more details below

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"The woman who is virgin, one in herself, does what she does not for power or out of the desire to please, but because what she does is true." Here is writing with a thinking heart, blending art, literature, religion and extensive case material. Continues the author's pioneering work on the nature of the feminine in both women and men.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780919123205
Publisher:
Inner City Books
Publication date:
01/28/1988
Series:
Studies in Jungian Psychology by Jungian Analysts
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
775,205
Product dimensions:
5.93(w) x 8.65(h) x 0.51(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Frog Conjunctions7
1Chrysalis: Am I Really?13
2"Taking It Like a Man": Abandonment in the Creative Woman33
Analyzing Daddy's Little Princess44
3The Kore of Matter: Psyche/Soma Awareness55
Disembodied57
Reclaiming the Body59
Integration of Body and Soul62
Integrating Body, Dream and Active Imagination64
4At the Right Time: The Ritual Journey73
Transforming an Eating Disorder84
An Unexpected Initiation90
5The Dream Sister: Further Thoughts on Addiction99
The Closed Virgin100
The Soul Sister110
Mother as Shadow Sister118
The Black Madonna121
The Open Virgin126
The Conscious Feminine135
6Piercing the Heart: Yin, Yang and Jung143
7Beloved Enemy: A Modern Initiation175
Notes191
Index198

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