In C.G. Jung: His Myth in Our Time, renowned analytical psychologist Marie-Louise von Franz offers an enlightening journey into the life and works of Carl Gustav Jung, a figure with whom she closely collaborated. Von Franz, an instrumental figure in the early stages of analytical psychology, paints a vivid portrait of Jung, highlighting his undeniable influence which spans an astonishing array of subjects, extending to psychology, anthropology, art, physics, and more.
Delving into the intricacies of archetypes, dreams, and the exploration of the unconscious, this book showcases how Jung’s meticulous introspection into his own psyche not only pioneered a deeper understanding of the human mind but also laid a foundation that has continued to inspire others. For contemporary readers, scholars, and those intrigued by the depths of the unconscious, von Franz’s tribute to Jung provides a wealth of insights, underscoring the enduring impact and relevance of their combined legacies.