Mythologems: Incarnations of the Invisible World

Mythologems: Incarnations of the Invisible World

by James Hollis

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781894574105
Publisher: Inner City Books
Publication date: 05/28/2004
Series: Studies in Jungian Psychology by Jungian Analysts
Pages: 158
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Through a Glass Darkly7
Myth as psychodynamic image9
Myth as personal scenario10
Myth as tribal value system11
1The Nature of Mythic Sensibility13
2Beginnings27
3The Archetype of the Child36
The child as original form37
The lost child38
The child god39
4The Parents43
The father imago44
The mother imago48
The son's enmeshment with the mother51
The daughter's enmeshment with the mother54
5The Hero Task58
6Descent/Ascent--Death/Rebirth70
Catabasis70
Anabasis75
7The Gods81
8Psychopathology: What God is Offended Here?101
9Our Stories as Our Personal Myth112
It begins in wonder113
How did the story get lost?118
Stories of stories117
10The Recovery of Mystery in a Sterile Time128
Reorganized innocence136
Active imagination142
Bibliography149
Index153

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