The Red Book: A Reader's Edition (Hardcover)

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By C. G. Jung, Sonu Shamdasani (Editor), Sonu Shamdasani (Translated by), John Peck (Translated by), Mark Kyburz (Translated by)
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A portable edition of the famous Red Book text and essay.


The Red Book, published to wide acclaim in 2009, contains the nucleus of C. G. Jung’s later works. It was here that he developed his principal theories of the archetypes, the collective unconscious, and the process of individuation that would transform psychotherapy from treatment of the sick into a means for the higher development of the personality. As Sara Corbett wrote in the New York Times, “The creation of one of modern history’s true visionaries, The Red Book is a singular work, outside of categorization. As an inquiry into what it means to be human, it transcends the history of psychoanalysis and underscores Jung’s place among revolutionary thinkers like Marx, Orwell and, of course, Freud.” The Red Book: A Reader’s Edition features Sonu Shamdasani’s introductory essay and the full translation of Jung’s vital work in one volume.

About the Author


C. G. Jung (1875– 1961) was a Swiss psychiatrist and the founder of analytical psychology.

Sonu Shamdasani is a professor at University College London. He lives in London.

Sonu Shamdasani is a professor at University College London. He lives in London.

John Peck has taught literature at Princeton, Mount Holyoke, Skidmore, and the University of Zurich, and worked as a Jungian analyst in New England for fifteen years. The author of Collected Shorter Poems and Red Strawberry Leaf, he has translated Luigi Zoja, edits for the Philemon Foundation, and lives in Connecticut.

Mark Kyburz, Ph.D., specializes in German into English scholarly translation. Over the past twenty years, he has translated numerous books and articles in various areas of the humanities and social sciences. He is currently working on the lectures that C. G. Jung delivered at the Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule from 1933 to 1941. He lives in Zürich.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780393089080
ISBN-10: 0393089088
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Publication Date: December 17th, 2012
Pages: 600
Language: English
Series: Philemon