[BOOKS] ✸ The Golden Ass of Apuleius By Marie-Louise von Franz – Ivogue.co.uk



10 thoughts on “The Golden Ass of Apuleius

  1. says:

    Another amazing Von Franz book A woman s natural inclination is to mother, to nursewherever there is a wounded being around, she wants to support it Not to have any sentimental love for something that is doomed to die and has to go is very hard This applies also in analysis a neurotic attitude in the analysand naturally cries out for our pity, but to give in here would mean to keep alive something dying or already dead To have pity and love, combined with the ...


  2. says:

    A series of various stories One of them is a really good rendition of Cupid and Psyche A little diffucult to get through some of the varient spelling.


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The Golden Ass of Apuleius Today There Is Much Discussion Of The Liberation Of Women, Writes Marie Louise Von Franz, But It Is Sometimes Overlooked That This Can Only Succeed If There Is A Change In Men As Well Just As Women Have To Overcome The Patriarchal Tyrant In Their Own Souls, Men Have To Liberate And Differentiate Their Inner Femininity Only Then Will A Better Relationship Of The Sexes Be Possible It Is This Timely Theme That Dr Von Franz Explores In Her Psychological Study Of A Classic Work Of The Second Century, The Golden Assby Apuleius Of Madaura The Novel Recounts The Adventures Of A Young Roman Who Is Transformed Into An Ass And Eventually Finds Spiritual Renewal Through Initiation Into The Isis Mysteries With Its Many Tales Within A Tale Including The Celebrated Story Of Psyche And Eros , The Text As Interpreted By Dr Von Franz Is A Rich Source Of Insights, Anecdotes, And Scholarly Amplification.