Literature

Modern(-ist) Man in Search of a Soul: Jung’s Red Book as Modernist Visionary Literature

Scholar Mathew Spano explores the tension between Jung's own desire that The Red Book not be viewed as art and the ways in which it reflects deep structural and stylistic similarities with such great modernist works as Ulysses and Steppenwolf.


 

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Tracking the Hermit's Soul: A Jungian Reading of Bhartrihari's Satakatraya

In this essay, Mathew Spano illuminates the vital poetry of fifth century Indian poet Bhartrihari using a Jungian critical lens.

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Apropos "The Jung-White Letters": The Critique of the Understanding of Evil as Privatio Boni

To mark the publishing of The Jung-White Letters, Richard Capobianco offers this essay (originally published in the journal Philosophy and Theology), which examines an issue central to understanding the correspondence between Jung and Fr. Victor White - the problem of evil.

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A Midsummer Night's Dream: Shakespeare's Syzygy of Meaning (Prologue)

In his doctoral dissertation for the University of Peshwar, Pakistan, Ismail Wali enriches our understanding of Shakespeare's great work by mining the rich symbolic terrain of the syzygies, or complementary opposites, woven throughout the text. Further chapters will appear here in the coming months.

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Two Poems

A small sampling of poetry by AW Starkey.

 

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