Accessing and understanding the work of C. G. Jung presents several challenges to readers who aren’t formally trained in analytical psychology, from deciding which of his many volumes is most useful to them, to identifying and using the key concepts appropriately. The Essential Guides approach these challenges head-on. They offer those new to Jung an accessible and engaging introduction to the relevant theories and ideas in their discipline that are written by leaders in the field. The books also provide readers familiar with Jungian concepts with an insight into how his ideas can be applied outside the consulting room, to the arts, sciences and humanities.
By Susan Rowland
October 09, 2018
In Jungian Literary Criticism: the essential guide, Susan Rowland demonstrates how ideas such as archetypes, the anima and animus, the unconscious and synchronicity can be applied to the analysis of literature. Jung’s emphasis on creativity was central to his own work, and here Rowland illustrates ...
By Helena Bassil-Morozow, Luke Hockley
December 12, 2016
Jungian film studies is a fast-growing academic field, but Jungian and post-Jungian concepts are still new to many academics and film critics. Helena Bassil-Morozow and Luke Hockley present Jungian Film Studies: The Essential Guide, the first book to bring together all the different strands, issues...