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The Symbolic Life is Volume 18 in The Collected Works of C. G. Jung, a series of books published by Princeton University Press
Princeton University Press
in the U.S. and Routledge
& Kegan Paul in the U.K. It contains miscellaneous writings that Jung published after the Collected Works had been planned, minor and fugitive works that he wished to assign to a special volume, and early writings that came to light in the course of research.[1] Originally planned as a brief final volume in the Collected Works, The Symbolic Life has become the largest volume in the series, and one of unusual interest. It contains 160 items spanning sixty years; they include forewords, replies to questionnaires, encyclopedia articles, occasional addresses, and letters on technical subjects.[2] Collection of this material relied on three circumstances: First, after Jung returned from medical practice, he devoted more time to writing — after 1950 he wrote about sixty books and papers. Second, research uncovered reviews, reports and articles from the early years of his career. And finally, Jung's files yielded several finished or nearly finished papers that survived in manuscript.[2] Volume 18 includes three longer works: The Tavistock Lectures (1936); Symbols and the Interpretation of Dreams (1961); and The Symbolic Life, the transcript of a 1939 seminar given in London.[2] Detailed abstracts of each chapter are available online.[3] See also[edit]

Carl Jung


Jung, C.G. (1977). The Symbolic Life: Miscellaneous Writings, Collected Works of C.G. Jung, Volume 18, Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press. ISBN 978-0-691-09892-0 Jung, C.G. (1977). The Symbolic Life: Miscellaneous Writings, Collected Works of C. G. Jung, London: Routledge. ISBN 978-0-415-09895-3

^ "Collected Works of C.G. Jung, Volume 18: The Symbolic Life". Princeton University Press. Retrieved 2014-01-20.  ^ a b c "Collected Works of C.G. Jung". (Click on this book's title to see the details). Routledge. Retrieved 2014-01-20.  ^ "Abstracts : Vol 18 : The Symbolic Life". International Association for Analytic Psychology. Retrieved 2014-01-20. 

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Psychiatric Studies (1970) Experimental Researches (1973) Psychogenesis of Mental Disease (1960) Freud & Psychoanalysis (1961) Symbols of Transformation (1967, a revision of Psychology of the Unconscious, 1912) . Psychological Types
Psychological Types
(1971) Two Essays on Analytical Psychology
Two Essays on Analytical Psychology
(1967) Structure & Dynamics of the Psyche (1969) Archetypes and the Collective Unconscious (1969) Aion: Researches into the Phenomenology of the Self (1969) Civilization in Transition (1970) Psychology and Religion: West and East (1970) Psychology and Alchemy (1968) Alchemical Studies
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(1970) Spirit in Man, Art, and Literature
Spirit in Man, Art, and Literature
(1966) Practice of Psychotherapy (1966) Development of Personality (1954) The Symbolic Life (1977) General Bibliography (Revised Edition) (1990) General Index (1979)



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