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|Genre/Form:||Criticism, interpretation, etc|
|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Franz, Marie-Luise von, 1915-1998.
Interpretation of fairy tales.
Boston : Shambhala ; [New York] : Distributed in the U.S. by Random House, 1996
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Marie-Luise von Franz
|Notes:||"A C.G. Jung Foundaton book"--P. [ii].
Rev. ed. of: An introduction to the interpretation of fairy tales. 1987 printing, c1970.
|Description:||xi, 208 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.|
|Contents:||Theories of fairy tales. --
Fairy tales, myths, and other archetypal stories. --
A method of psychological interpretation. --
A tale interpreted: "The three feathers" --
"The three feathers" continued. --
"The three feathers" completed. --
Shadow, anima, and animus in fairy tales.
|Responsibility:||Marie-Louise von Franz.|
Dr. von Franz begins with a history of the study of fairy tales and the various theories of interpretation. By way of illustration she presents a detailed examination of a simple Grimm's tale, "The Three Feathers," followed by a comprehensive discussion of motifs related to Jung's concept of the shadow, the anima, and the animus. This revised edition has been corrected and updated by the author.