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Melville’s Moby-Dick: An American Nekyia (Studies in Jungian Psychology by Jungian Analysts)

By: Edward F. Edinger

$25.00

Dr. Edinger approaches Moby-Dick as a psychological document, a symbolic record of an intense inner experience which, like a dream, needs interpretation and elaboration of its images for their meaning to emerge fully. His exploration elucidates the psychological significance of the book, demonstrates the Jungian approach to symbolic material, and illustrates many of the basic therapeutic concepts of Jung’s analytical psychology.

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The great American novel Moby-Dick describes symbolically the stormy spiritual voyage of Herman Melville. It is also a profound expression of Western civilization in transition

Dr. Edinger approaches Moby-Dick as a psychological document, a symbolic record of an intense inner experience which, like a dream, needs interpretation and elaboration of its images for their meaning to emerge fully. His exploration serves three ends:

  1. it elucidates the psychological significance of Moby-Dick;
  2. it demonstrates the Jungian approach to symbolic material;
  3. it illustrates many of the basic therapeutic concepts of Jung’s analytical psychology
Publisher:Inner City Books
Edition:2nd Edition
Binding:Paperback
Volume(s):1
Product Dimensions:5.8 x 0.2 x 8.5 inches
Pages:156
Publication Date:April 1, 1995