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Jung And The Jungians On Myth / Edition 1

Jung And The Jungians On Myth / Edition 1

by Steven Walker, Robert A. Segal
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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415936316
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/10/2002
Series: Theorists of Myth Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.51(d)

About the Author

Steven Walker is Professor of Comparative Literature at Rutgers University.

Table of Contents

Series Editor's Forewordix
Chapter 1Mythology and the Archetypes of the Collective Unconscious3
Instinct and Archetype5
Archetype and Archetypal Image12
Archetypal Image and Myth15
Myth as Compensation19
Chapter 2The Strange Mythology of the Psyche: The Shadow, Anima, and Animus29
The Shadow33
The Anima and the Animus45
Chapter 3The Strange Mythology of the Psyche: The Hero, Wise Old Man, Great Mother, Divine Child, and Self63
The Wise Old Man72
The Great Mother76
The Divine Child: Puer Aeternus81
The Self83
Chapter 4The Jungian Analysis of Myth91
The Role of Myth in Culture: Myth as Compensation96
Myth and Inflation102
Myth and Politics104
Neumann and Myths of the Great Mother109
"The Purest Expression": Von Franz on Fairy Tales113
Alchemy and Psychology116
The Holy Grail119

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