Jung and the Jungians on Myth: An Introduction

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Psychology Press, 2002 - Psychology - 224 pages
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While white racism has global dimensions, it has an unshakeable lease on life in South African political organizations and its educational system. Donnarae MacCann and Yulisa Maddy here provide a thorough and provocative analysis of South African children's literature during the key decade around Nelson Mandela's release from prison. Their research demonstrates that the literature of this period was derived from the same milieu -- intellectual, educational, religious, political, and economic -- that brought white supremacy to South Africa during colonial times. This volume is a signal contribution to the study of children's literature and its relation to racism and social conditions.
  

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Contents

Chapter OneMythology and the Archetypes of
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Chapter FourThe Jungian Analysis of Myth
91
Chapter FiveNew Orientations and Developments
125
Jung for the TwentyFirst Century
165
Selected Bibliography
175
Index
221
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Steven Walker is Professor of Comparative Literature at Rutgers University.

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