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1st Edition

Jung and the Jungians on Myth

ISBN 9780415936316
Published January 2, 2002 by Routledge
240 Pages

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Book Description

First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Table of Contents

Series Editor's Foreword; Introduction; Chapter One: Mythology and the Archetypes of the Collective Unconsciousness; Chapter Two: The Strange Mythology of the Psyche: The Shadow, Anima and the Animus; Chapter Three: The Strange Mythology of the Psyche: The Hero, Wise Old Man, Great Mother, Divine Child and self; Chapter Four: The Jungian Analysis of Myth; Chapter Five: New Orientations and Developments; Selected Bibliography

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Steven Walker is Professor of Comparative Literature at Rutgers University.


"This is an admirably clear and informative book. In the space of just 198 pages Walker conveys the essence of the Jungian theory of myth and shows its applicability within a wide range of cultural contexts..." -- Method & Theory in the Study of Religion
"Walker demonstrates that the Jungian reading of narrative, whether myth or drea, is highly contextualized...we discover in this study a Jung who is alert to the history he is living through." -- Religious Studies Reivew