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POSSIBLE BOOKS: Carl Gustav Jung: The Collective Dream, Part 6

POSSIBLE BOOKS: Carl Gustav Jung: The Collective Dream, Part 6

CONTENTS PROLOGUE: "The Work of Art" (from CW 15) PART I: LITERATURE: THE COLLECTIVE DREAM THE RELATION OF ANALYTICAL PSYCHOLOGY TO POETRY Chapter 1: "On the Relation of Analytical Psychology to Poetry" (from CW 15) Chapter 2: Modes of Creation (from CW 5– 8, 13, 15, 16) Chapter 3: The Symbol (from CW 3, 5, 6, 8, 9i, 10, 11, 13, 15, [...]

POSSIBLE BOOKS: Carl Gustav Jung: The Collective Dream, Part 5

POSSIBLE BOOKS: Carl Gustav Jung: The Collective Dream, Part 5

SUPPLEMENTS Supplement 1 The theory of literature that Jung propounded has been in existence now posthumously for more than thirty years and has inspired the production of a myriad of works of Jungian literary criticism long before the appearance of this published volume by "the master." Most recently, we note the prominence given to the [...]

POSSIBLE BOOKS: Carl Gustav Jung: The Collective Dream, Part 4

POSSIBLE BOOKS: Carl Gustav Jung: The Collective Dream, Part 4

  The Central Symbol At the center of Jung’s theory of literary criticism is his concept of the symbol. The symbol is brought to account for both poetry’s mythic nature and its significance. A symbol is the intimation of a meaning beyond the level of our present powers of comprehension. . . . When something is "symbolic," it [...]

POSSIBLE BOOKS: Carl Gustav Jung: The Collective Dream, Part 1

POSSIBLE BOOKS: Carl Gustav Jung: The Collective Dream, Part 1

From POSSIBLE BOOKS   Carl Gustav Jung: The Collective Dream: The Literary Criticism of C.G. Jung, 1912–1961. EDITOR’S PREFACE Out of the work of a lifetime has grown a complete anthology of literary criticism and, flowering at its center, an enchanting theory of literature. To introduce it to the reading public, and to [...]

POSSIBLE BOOKS: “The Possible Book and the Preface”

POSSIBLE BOOKS: “The Possible Book and the Preface”

On November 26, 1974, the Argentine writer Jorge Luis Borges formulated the first theory of the prologue in his own "Prologue of Prologues." (This title is not to be read as meaning a "superlative" in the manner of the Song of Songs, the Night of Nights, or the King of Kings but is the name of a page that preceded a collection of his own diverse [...]