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Ring of power : the abandoned child, the authoritarian father, and the disempowered feminine : a Jungian understanding of Wagner's Ring cycle

Author: Jean Shinoda Bolen
Publisher: [San Francisco] : HarperSanFrancisco, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Jean Shinoda Bolen blended psychology and mythology to explore the lives of modern women and men in her acclaimed Goddesses in Everywoman and Gods in Everyman. Now she looks to the richly mythic, multigenerational family drama of the Ring Cycle operas for archetypal truths and liberating insights." "Bolen shows how Wagner's ever-popular Ring Cycle articulates universal experiences and deep-seated longings by  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bolen, Jean Shinoda.
Ring of power.
[San Francisco] : HarperSanFrancisco, ©1992
(OCoLC)639530386
Named Person: Richard Wagner; C G Jung; C G Jung; Richard Wagner; Carl G Jung; Richard Wagner
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Shinoda Bolen
ISBN: 0062500864 9780062500861 0062502107 9780062502100
OCLC Number: 25131549
Description: xvi, 245 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The Ring cycle is about us --
The Rhinegold: the quest for power and its psychological cost --
The Valkyrie: the authoritarian father and the dysfunctional family --
Siegfried: the hero as an adult child --
Twilight of the gods: truth brings an end to the cycle of power --
Freeing ourselves from the Ring cycle --
Beyond Valhalla: a postpatriarchal world?
Responsibility: Jean Shinoda Bolen.

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Acclaimed author and Jungian analyst Bolen reveals the archetypal truths and liberating insights in Wagner's ever-popular Ring Cycle operas. Bolen's interpretations evoke the reader's associations,  Read more...
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