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The Spirit in Man, Art and Literature

ISBN 9780415304399
Published February 6, 2003 by Routledge
192 Pages

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Book Description

The Spirit in Man, Art and Literature offers unique and penetrating insights into the lives and opinions of some of the most significant players in the cultural life of the twentieth century. Carl Gustav Jung was at the heart of that cultural life, pioneering, along with Freud, a new interpretation of what it meant to be human in the modern age. This volume reveals the full range of Jung's involvement in this process, from his famous analysis of 'Psychology and Literature' to his landmark texts on Joyce's Ulysses and Picasso's paintings. Jung writes of Freud from the perspective of one who was "permitted a deep glimpse into the mind of this remarkable man," and through the memories and opinions recorded in The Spirit in Man, Art and Literature, the reader is offered a similar privilege.

Table of Contents

Part I. Paracelsus. Paracelsus the Physician. Part II. Sigmund Freud in His Historical Setting. In Memory of Sigmund Freud. Part III. Richard Wilhelm: In Memoriam. Part IV. On the Relation of Analytical Psychology to Poetry. Psychology and Literature. Part V. "Ulysses": A Monologue. Picasso. Bibliography. Index.

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Carl Gustav Jung (1875-1961). Founded the analytical school of psychology and developed a radical new theory of the unconscious.


'Next to Freud, no psychiatrist of today has advanced our insight into the nature of the psyche more than Jung has.' - Hermann Hesse