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Carl Gustav Jung

(1875—1961) Swiss psychologist

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Anaïs Nin

Anaïs Nin  

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(1903–1977),writer, novelist, and diarist, born in Neuilly, France. She kept a diary from the age of 11, with the important volumes covering the years 1931 to 1974. Explicit and self‐aware, her ...
archetype

archetype  

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An original which has been imitated; (in Jungian theory) a primitive mental image inherited from the earliest human ancestors, and supposed to be present in the collective unconscious.
Christopher Hampton

Christopher Hampton  

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(1946– ),playwright, screenwriter, and translator, born in the Azores, and educated at New College, Oxford. His first play, When Did You Last See My Mother? (1966), was written when he was 18. This ...
collective unconscious

collective unconscious  

In analytical psychology, a part of the unconscious (2) additional to the personal unconscious, containing memories, instincts, and experiences that are shared by all people. According to Carl Gustav ...
dreams

dreams  

Dream of a funeral and you hear of a marriage an illustration of the general proverbs dreams go by contraries; saying recorded from the mid 17th century.dream team a team of people perceived as the ...
H. Rider Haggard

H. Rider Haggard  

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(1856–1925), Kt. (1912), married (1880) Mariana Louisa Margitson (d. 1943).The sixth son of a Norfolk landowner, he was educated at Ipswich Grammar School, being deemed too stupid to go ...
Hermann Hesse

Hermann Hesse  

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(1877–1962)German-born Swiss novelist. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1946 and shortly afterwards the Goethe Prize in Germany.Born at Calw near Württemberg, Hesse was the son of ...
James George Frazer

James George Frazer  

(1854–1941)British anthropologist and classical scholar. He was knighted in 1914 and appointed to the OM in 1925.Frazer was born in Glasgow and took his MA at Glasgow University (1874) before winning ...
Jung, Carl Gustav

Jung, Carl Gustav (1875–1961)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to German Literature (3 ed.)

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(Kesswyl, Switzerland, 1875–1961, Zurich),

Swiss psychiatrist, and leading figure in the Zurich school of analytical psychology, studied medicine

Laurens van der Post

Laurens van der Post  

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(1906–96),writer, whose many works of travel, anthropology, and adventure (much influenced by Jung) include The Lost World of the Kalahari (1958), The Heart of the Hunter (1961), A Story like the ...
May Sinclair

May Sinclair  

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(Mary Amelia St Clair Sinclair) (1863–1946), novelist, a supporter of women's suffrage. Among the most notable of her 24 novels are The Divine Fire (1904), The Three Sisters (1914, a study in female ...
myth

myth  

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A traditional story, especially one concerning the early history of a people or explaining some natural or social phenomenon, and typically involving supernatural beings or events.
myth criticism

myth criticism  

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The study of both myths as literature and literature as myths—in the former case, myths are read for their own specific literary merit and as historical precursors to later literary texts (Sophocles' ...
Northrop Frye

Northrop Frye  

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(1912–91),Canadian critic, born in Sherbrooke, Quebec, educated at Victoria College, University of Toronto, and at Merton College, Oxford. Returning to Toronto as a lecturer, he wrote Fearful ...
persona

persona  

1 In analytical psychology, the mask or face that a person presents to the world, often derived from a sense of gender identity (as when a woman plays the role of a loyal wife), or a stage of ...
psychic reality

psychic reality  

Everything that strikes a person as being real, regardless of whether it is actually real. Psychic reality feels real to the person who experiences it and they have no sense that it might not be ...
psychoanalysis

psychoanalysis  

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The method of therapy for psychological disorders pioneered by Freud. The method relies on an interpretation of what a patient says while ‘freely associating’ or reporting what comes to mind in ...
psychology

psychology  

(sy-kol-ŏji)the science concerned with the study of behaviour and its related mental processes. The different schools of psychology include behaviourism, cognitive psychology, psychoanalysis, and ...
Sigmund Freud

Sigmund Freud  

(1856–1939)Austrian psychiatrist and founder of psychoanalysis. Freud developed important theories about the structure and functioning of the mind and the desires, conflicts, and motives in human ...
symbol

symbol  

1 A specific type of representamen in Charles Sanders Peirce's semiotic model, which he contrasts with the icon and the index. Peirce defines the symbol as conventional because the relation between ...

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