From the Editors / Hidden Treasure

Hidden Treasure

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The Golden Ass of Apuleius

by Marie-Louise von Franz

Nobody ever took apart a myth better than the great Dr. von Franz, one of C.G. Jung’s foremost disciples. Maybe the foremost. Here she analyses the wildly entertaining second-century Roman novel about a man who gets turned into a donkey, and uses it to show us things about ourselves we had no idea of, in this case, the necessity of the integration of the feminine in man–but there’s much else. If you enjoyed the Golden Ass back in school years ago, prepare to think about it differently. If you’re coming to it for the first time, prepare for a wild ride.

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