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Psyche and Death

Death-Demons in Folklore, Myths, and Modern Dreams

Edgar Herzog

232 pages
Spring Publications
In this extraordinary two-part study — first presented as lectures at the C.G. Jung Institute in Zurich — Herzog exhumes from fairy tales and folklore macabre variations of the archaic Death Image. Part I deals with ethnological and mythological material consisting of reports and traditions from around the world. In Part II Herzog examines the dreams of contemporary men and women and links those dreams to the symbolic images and rites of Death.