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The red book = Liber novus

Author: C G Jung; Sonu Shamdasani
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
When Carl Jung embarked on an extended self-exploration, the result was "The Red Book," a large, illuminated volume he created between 1914 and 1930. However, only a handful of people have ever seen it. Now, in a complete facsimile and translation, it is available to scholars and the general public.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Personal Narratives
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jung, C. G. (Carl Gustav), 1875-1961.
Red book.
New York : W.W. Norton & Co., c2009
Named Person: C G Jung; C G Jung
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C G Jung; Sonu Shamdasani
ISBN: 9780393065671 0393065677
Language Note: Text in English and German.
OCLC Number: 317919484
Description: xii, 371 p. : col. ill., facsims. ; 40 cm.
Contents: The Red Book --
Liber novus: the "Red Book" of C.G. Jung by Sonu Shamdasani --
Liber Primus. --
The way of what is to come --
Refinding the soul --
Soul and God --
On the service of the soul --
The desert --
Experiences in the desert --
Descent into Hell in the future --
Splitting of the spirit --
Murder of the hero --
The conception of the God --
Mysterium. Encounter --
Instruction --
Resolution --
Liber Secundus. --
The images of the erring --
The red one --
The castle in the forest --
One of the lowly --
The anchorite dies I [day 1] --
Dies II [Day 2] --
Death --
The remains of earlier temples --
First day --
Second day --
The incantations --
The opening of the egg --
Hell --
The sacrificial murder --
Divine folly --
Nox secunda [Second night] --
Nox tertia [Third night] --
Nox quarta [Fourth night] --
The three prophecies --
The gift of magic --
The way of the cross --
The magician --
Scrutinies. --
Epilogue --
Mandalas --
Commentaries --
Entry for 16 January 1916 from Black Book 5.
Other Titles: Liber novus.
Liber novus
Responsibility: C.G. Jung ; edited by Sonu Shamdasani ; preface by Ulrich Hoerni ; translated by Mark Kyburz, John Peck, and Sonu Shamdasani.


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This is a volume that will be treasured by the confirmed Jungian or by admirers of beautifully made books or by those with a taste for philosophical allegory. --Michael Dirda"

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