"The Book of Symbols" combines original and incisive essays about particular symbols with representative images from all parts of the world and all eras of history. The highly readable texts and almost 800 beautiful full-color images come together in a unique way to convey hidden dimensions of meaning. Each of the c. 350 essays examines a given symbol's psychic background, and how it evokes psychic processes and dynamics. Etymological roots, the play of opposites, paradox and shadow, the ways in which diverse cultures have engaged a symbolic image—all these factors are taken into consideration.
About the Author :
Kathleen Martin has contributed to The Book of Symbols: Reflections on Archetypal Images as an editor. About the Author: Kathleen Martin has written for both theatre and film. Her first film, "I'll Never Get to Heaven" garnered six Gemini nominations and won an award from the Columbus International Film Festival.
|Title:||The Book of Symbols: Reflections on Archetypal Images||Publisher:||Taschen|
|Author:||Archive For Research In, Ami Ronnberg, Kathleen Martin|
|No. of Pages:||807|
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