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Carl Gustav Jung

(1875—1961) Swiss psychologist

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Alfred Adler

Alfred Adler  

(1870–1937)Austrian psychiatrist who founded a school of thought based on the psychology of the individual and introduced the concept of the inferiority feeling (later called inferiority ...
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 ...
Androgynes

Androgynes  

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Androgynes (from the Greek andros, meaning “man,” and gune, meaning “woman”) are half male and half female. In mythology they can appear as hermaphrodites—usually with female breasts and male ...
Antonin Artaud

Antonin Artaud  

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(1896–1948)French actor, director, and drama theoretician, who originated the theory of the Theatre of Cruelty.Artaud was born in Marseilles and began his career as an actor. He became interested in ...
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 ...
Comparative mythology

Comparative mythology  

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To study comparative mythology is to study myth as a philological, religious, psychological, or philosophical phenomenon, usually by way by way of explicit or implicit comparisons of mythologies or ...
complex

complex  

1 An organized structure made up of interconnected units.2 In psychoanalysis, an organized collection of ideas, emotions, impulses, and memories that share a common emotional tone and that have been ...
Diffusion and Parallelism

Diffusion and Parallelism  

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Mythologists have long been aware of the fact that certain motifs or archetypes and even whole plots are found in cultures that are not geographically connected. Some thinkers—the psychiatrist Carl ...
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 ...
Electra complex

Electra complex  

In analytical psychology, the female Oedipus complex. Carl Gustav Jung (1875–1961) introduced the term in an article in 1913 in the Jahrbuch für psychoanalytische und psychopathologische Forschungen, ...
ethology

ethology  

The scientific study of the behaviour of animals in their normal environment, including all the processes, both internal and external, by which they respond to changes in their environment.
extroversion

extroversion  

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n.1. (extraversion) an enduring personality trait characterized by interest in the outside world rather than the self. People high in extroversion (extroverts), as measured by questionnaires and ...
free association

free association  

(in psychoanalysis) a technique in which the patient is encouraged to pursue a particular train of ideas as they enter consciousness. See also association of ideas.
Gaston Bachelard

Gaston Bachelard  

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(1884–1962)French philosopher of science, largely self-taught, who from 1940 to 1955 was the professor of history and philosophy of science at the Sorbonne in Paris. Bachelard propounds a view of ...
Granville Stanley Hall

Granville Stanley Hall  

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(1844–1924),Massachusetts-born professor of psychology at Antioch and Johns Hopkins (1881–88), where John Dewey was his student; and president of Clark University (1888–1920). He founded and edited ...
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 ...
Heroic monomyth

Heroic monomyth  

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Moses, Jesus, Muhammad, Theseus, Glooskap, and King Arthur are heroes to their cultures; they are, to varying extents, culture heroes. But as Joseph Campbell has demonstrated, when we consider heroes ...

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