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An introduction to the interpretation of fairy tales

By: Franz, Marie-Louise von 1915-1998
Material type: TextTextNY Spring c1970Edition: 2d printingDescription: 207p.; bibliog. notesContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volume Subject(s): Tales--History and Criticism | Tales--Psychological Aspects | Psychoanalysis and literature | Jungian psychology | Tales--Classification | Tale: Three Feathers
Contents:
Part 1. 1 Theories of fairy tales. 2 Fairy tales, myths, and other archetypal stories. 3 A method of psychological interpretation. 4 A tale interpreted: The three feathers. 5 'The three feathers' continued. 6 'The three feathers' completed. Part 2. 7 Shadow, anima and animus in fairy tales. Part 3. 8 Further literature for amplification. 9 Questions and answers
Abstract: 'Perhaps the foremost authority on the psychological interpretation of fairy tales is Marie-Louise von Franz. In this book she describes the steps involved in analyzing tales and illustrates these steps with a variety of European tales. She begins with a history of the study of fairy tales and the various theories of interpretation.'
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Part 1 is a rev. version of a transcript by Una Thomas of lectures given at the C.G. Jung Institute Zurich, Winter 1963; Part 2 is added for this edition; Part 3 includes reference sources and some Q&A from the lectures.

Part 1. 1 Theories of fairy tales. 2 Fairy tales, myths, and other archetypal stories. 3 A method of psychological interpretation. 4 A tale interpreted: The three feathers. 5 'The three feathers' continued. 6 'The three feathers' completed. Part 2. 7 Shadow, anima and animus in fairy tales. Part 3. 8 Further literature for amplification. 9 Questions and answers

'Perhaps the foremost authority on the psychological interpretation of fairy tales is Marie-Louise von Franz. In this book she describes the steps involved in analyzing tales and illustrates these steps with a variety of European tales. She begins with a history of the study of fairy tales and the various theories of interpretation.'

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