The Cat: A Tale of Feminine Redemption

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Inner City Books, Jan 1, 1999 - Psychology - 126 pages
The Cat is a Romanian fairy story, which tells of a princess turned into a cat. She must remain in this form until an emperor's son arrives to behead her, which one such man accordingly does. The author uses Jungian psychological analysis methods to interpret the symbolism of the tale.

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Contents

Preface
7
The Journey to the Virgin Mary
33
The Cat in Mythology
55
Copyright

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About the author (1999)

Marie-Louise von Franz (1915-1998) was the foremost student of C. G. Jung, with whom she worked closely from 1934 until his death in 1961. A founder of the C. G. Jung Institute of Zurich, she published widely on subjects including alchemy, dreams, fairy tales, personality types, and psychotherapy.

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