The Myth of the Shadow and the Shadow of Myth

1 hour 18 minutes




The keynote lecture of the conference Gold in Dark Places: Shadow Work in the Struggle for Selfhood. Purchase the full conference for 30% off the individual titles!

Topics: Myth and Fairytale, Shadow.

The Myth of the Shadow and the Shadow of Myth

Mythology can help us to understand and integrate the shadow, but this endeavor can also be undermined by the use of mythology. In particular, the limiting madness of the shadow can be denied, and with this denial one can lose a sense of soul and embodied life. Schwartz-Salant examines the nature of madness and evil and the means of coming to terms with these powerful elements of the shadow.

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© 1991 Nathan Schwartz-Salant.
Ⓟ 1991 CG Jung Institute of Chicago.

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Schwartz-Salant, Nathan

Nathan Schwartz-Salant, PhD is a Jungian analyst and author of Narcissism and Character Transformation and The Borderline Personality: Vision and Healing. He was also co-editor with Murray Stein of the Chiron Clinical Series.



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