Description - Jung's Answer to Job by Paul Bishop
Greeted with controversy on its publication, Answer to Job has long been neglected by many serious commentators on Jung. This book offers an intellectual and cultural context for C.G. Jung's 1952 publication. Jung's Answer to Job unravels Jung's narrative by reading it in the chronological order of the biblical events it analyses and the books to which it refers, offering a comprehensive re-reading of Jung's text. An original argument put across in a scholarly and accessible style provides an essential framework for understanding the work. Whilst taking account of the tenets of analytical psychology, this commentary underlines the Answer to Job's more general significance in terms of cultural history. It will be invaluable to students and scholars of analytical psychology, the history of ideas, intercultural studies, comparative literature, religion and religious studies.
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(234mm x 156mm x mm)
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Author Biography - Paul Bishop
Paul Bishop is Professor of German and Head of the Department of German Language and Literature at the University of Glasgow. He edited Jung in Contexts: A Reader (Routledge, 1999) and has published various articles on Jung's intellectual affinities with German Philosophy and literature.