In the Ever After: Fairy Tales and the Second Half of Life
The author is a psychiatrist practicing in San Francisco. He has published numerous papers on adult development and aging. This book assembles "for the first time" fairy tales in which elders are protagonists. The stories are delightful in them selves, but interpreted under Chinen's skillful hand, they offer a psychology of maturity where wit and wisdom replace the audacity and strength of youth. The book is (according to Jungian Analyst June Singer) in a word wonderful. It is also beautifully written, so heartwarming and so wise.
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Adolescence Aging and Leisure asked Brown Fairy Book C. G. Jung Clinical conﬂicts cultures dancing demons Developmental djinn Dragon King dramatic dreams edited elder tale Elderly elves emancipated innocence Erikson evil exclaimed experience Fairy Book fairy tale fish fisherman frog G. P. Putnam's Sons genital stage Gerontology gold grasscutter Grimms Growing Old Haan Harrell hero Human Development ideals individuals inner insights interpretation Jack Zipes later Life-span lived Magic Towel Marie-Louise Von Franz merchant Mid-life Neugarten Old Age Old Alchemist old man's old mother old woman older adults P. T. Amoss Parsifal Past in Middle Perspective portray present story present tale Prince Princess Princeton University Press protagonists psychoanalysts psychological Psychotherapy Reﬂections religious role second half self-integrity self-transcendence society sparrow Sparrow's Gift spiritual stranger Study Sultan symbol task Tatar theme Thurnher tions transcendent Transpersonal Transpersonal Psychology tree unconscious wisdom women woodcutter York youth