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C. G. Jung and literary theory: the challenge from fiction

C. G. Jung and literary theory: the challenge from fiction

Rowland, Susan (1999) C. G. Jung and literary theory: the challenge from fiction. Palgrave Macmillan, Hampshire, England. ISBN 9780333747209

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Abstract

C.G. Jung and Literary Theory remedies a significant omission in literary studies by doing for Jung and poststructuralist literary theories what has been done extensively for Freud, Lacan and post-Freudian psychoanalysis. This work represents a complete departure from traditional Jungian literary criticism. Instead, radically new Jungian literary theories are developed of deconstruction, feminist theory, gender and psyche, the body and sexuality, spirituality, postcolonialism, historicism and reader-response. As well as linking Jung to the work of Derrida, Kristeva and Irigaray, the book traces contentious occult, cultural and political narratives in Jung's career. It contains a chapter on Jung and fascism in a literary context. [From the Publisher]

Item Type: Book
Uncontrolled Keywords: Carl Jung, literary theory,
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Pre-2014 Departments: School of Humanities & Social Sciences > Department of Communications & Creative Arts
School of Humanities & Social Sciences
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Last Modified: 14 Oct 2016 09:05
Selected for GREAT 2016: None
Selected for GREAT 2017: None
Selected for GREAT 2018: None
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/1770

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