- Paperback: 292 pages
- Publisher: Sigo Pr; 2nd edition (July 1, 1997)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0938434012
- ISBN-13: 978-0938434016
- Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.8 x 9 inches
- Shipping Weight: 14.4 ounces
- Average Customer Review: 12 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,009,552 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Puer Aeternus: A Psychological Study of the Adult Struggle With the Paradise of Childhood 2nd Edition
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Her interpretation is always backed with a wealth of interesting comparisons that range from ancient texts, to her experience analyzing patient's dreams/psyches. It's pretty undeniable, her larger than life genius; her immense scholarly knowledge funneled through a brilliant mind, on the most fascinating subjects.
Like all of Von Franz' books, a great tool for self development. Always life-changing. I walked away feeling that I gained a new perspective on not only myself, but many other people.
READ BEFORE IT'S TOO LATE.
I'VE BECOME A BIT OF AN AUTHORITY ON THIS TYPE OVER THE PAST DECADE BECAUSE OF THIS BOOK. APPARENTLY, IT'S THE ANALYST'S BIBLE.
King John put up a notice
Lost, stolen, or strayed
James James Morrison's mother
She seems to have been mislaid
Wandering vaguely all about
Quite of her own accord
She tried to get down to the end of the town
Forty shillings reward
Another verse ends with
If people go down to the end of the town
Well, what can anyone do?
Near the end of Puer Aeternus, psychology hints that rulers don't like reality amy ,ore than I do:
He was deadly bored with his duties as king and,
sitting in his royal box, was filled with romantic ideas
and melancholy, and was bored with the play. (p. 273).
The artist king, Ludwig II of Bavaria, was mentioned as a romantic young man and sick of ruling. The whole town was at each other's throats, everything becomes chaotic. The next page predicts "madness will tear you apart in horror!"
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