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ISBN 0-919123-00-7. Illustrated. Index. 128 pp. 1980. $25.00

A concise illustration of the meaning and purpose of neurosis, with particular attention to puer psychology, anima and shadow, the mother complex, individuation and dream symbolism. Focus on the life of Franz Kafka.


ISBN 0-919123-21-X. Index. 80 pp. 1986. $25.00

Penetrating commentary on the Job story as a numinous, archetypal event, and as a paradigm for conflicts of duty that can lead to enhanced consciousness. Full-page reproductions of William Blake’s 22 engravings.


ISBN 0-919123-44-9. Index. 112 pp. 1990. $25.00

Faust was Jung’s lifelong companion. Here the dean of American analysts shows that Faust is at once a psychological portrait of the modern psyche, a symbolic description of a depth analysis and a guide to understanding alchemy.


ISBN 0-919123-70-8. Index. 160 pp. 1995. $25.00

The great American novel Moby-Dick is a psychological document which, like a dream, needs interpretation and elaboration of its images for its meaning to emerge fully. The subtitle of this work underscores the correspondence between Melville’s deep internal struggle and the hidden complexities within us all.


ISBN 0-919123-83-X. 22 illustrations. Index. 192 pp. 1999. $30.00

A psychological overview of the puer aeternus archetype, with a detailed interpretation of Peter Pan, J.M. Barrie’s play and novel. A lively perspective on the puer as symbolic of both creative and destructive energies.