Psychology of the Unconscious: A Study of the Transformations and Symbolisms of the Libido, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Psychology of the Unconscious

A Study of the Transformations and Symbolisms of the Libido, 1st Edition

By C.G. Jung

Routledge

416 pages

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Unavailable for many years, this edition presents the original English translation of Jung's most famous and influential work. It is a key text for the study of the formation of Jung's ideas and for understanding his personal and psychological condition during this crucial time.

Table of Contents

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

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TRANSLATOR'S N O T E

AUTHOR'S NOTE

PART 1

Introduction

I. Concerning the Two Kinds o f Thinking

II. The Miller Phantasies

III. The Hymn o f Creation

IV. The Song o f the Moth

PART II

I. Aspects o f the Libido

II. The Conception and the Genetic Theory of Libido

III. The Transform ation o f the Libido. A Possible Source o f Primitive Human Discoveries

IV. The Unconscious Origin o f the Hero

V. Symbolism o f the Mother and o f Rebirth

VI. The Battle for Deliverance from the Mother

VII. The Dual Mother Role

VIII. The Sacrifice

Index

About the Author

William McGuire, a writer and editor, has edited The Freud/Jung Letters and was executive editor of The Collected Works of C. G. Jung (both Princeton). Eugene I. Taylor is on the Executive Faculty at the Saybrook Institute. He is also Lecturer of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, and Senior Psychologist on the Psychiatry Service at the Massachusetts General Hospital. He is the author of several books, including William James on Consciousness beyond the Margin (Princeton).

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSY045060
PSYCHOLOGY / Movements / Jungian