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The Grail, Arthur and his Knights

A Jungian Symbolic Reading, 1st Edition

By Maria Zelia de Alvarenga

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150 pages

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Description

This book presents a broad and deep symbolic reading of the characters involved in the mythical Holy Grail. It discusses on Arthur and his loyal and faithful knights; the wise old Merlin and his visions of the future; the archetypical themes of quest and the desire to return to the golden age.

Table of Contents

Foreword -- Introduction -- The quest for the Grail -- The legend -- The history -- Courtly love -- The search for oneself -- Lancelot, Arthur, and Guinevere -- The Goddess and the sacred chalice -- Arthur and his Knights -- The Grail and its questions -- Merlin and the search for coniunctio -- The importance of the hero in structuring the psyche -- In conclusion

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSY000000
PSYCHOLOGY / General
PSY036000
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health