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Bollingen: An Adventure in Collecting the Past (Princeton/Bollingen Paperbacks)

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This lively, intimate, sometimes disrespectful, but always knowledgeable history of the Bollingen Foundation confirms its pervasive influence on American intellectual life. Conceived by Paul and Mary Mellon as a means of publishing in English the collected works of C. G. Jung, the Foundation broadened to encompass scholarship and publication in a remarkable number of fields. Here are wonderful portraits of the central figures, including the Mellons, Jung himself, Heinrich Zimmer, Joseph Campbell, D. T. Suzuki, Natacha Rambova, Vladimir Nabokov, Gershom Scholem, Herbert Read, and Kurt and Helen Wolff.

Synopsis:

Bollingen, a village of a few houses, lies within the canton of Saint Gallen at the shallow upper end of the Lake of Zurich, about twenty-five miles east of Kusnacht, the Zurich suburb where C. G. Jung had his home. Another mile eastward, on the edge of the reedy water, Jung bought a piece of land in 1922 and set to building a house. From a quarry near the village he got the raw stones; and, working with two stonemasons from nearby, he learned to split, dress, and place them himself. In 1923 he finished a tower of two stories. At intervals over twelve years he built an annex, another tower, and a loggia.

Synopsis:

This lively, intimate, sometimes disrespectful, but always knowledgeable history of the Bollingen Foundation confirms its pervasive influence on American intellectual life. Conceived by Paul and Mary Mellon as a means of publishing in English the collected works of C. G. Jung, the Foundation broadened to encompass scholarship and publication in a remarkable number of fields. Here are wonderful portraits of the central figures, including the Mellons, Jung himself, Heinrich Zimmer, Joseph Campbell, D. T. Suzuki, Natacha Rambova, Vladimir Nabokov, Gershom Scholem, Herbert Read, and Kurt and Helen Wolff.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780691018850
Subtitle:
An Adventure in Collecting the Past
Other:
McGuire, William
Author:
McGuire, William
Author:
Bollingen Foundation Collection
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Location:
Princeton, N.J. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
History & Criticism *
Subject:
Bollingen Foundation
Subject:
Regional, Ethnic, Genre, Specific Subject
Subject:
History
Subject:
British literature.
Subject:
Psychology
Subject:
Religion
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Rev. ed.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Princeton/Bollingen Paperbacks
Series Volume:
TM 5-4120-355-24P
Publication Date:
October 1989
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
364
Dimensions:
8.48x5.44x1.01 in. 1.00 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Bollingen, a village of a few houses, lies within the canton of Saint Gallen at the shallow upper end of the Lake of Zurich, about twenty-five miles east of Kusnacht, the Zurich suburb where C. G. Jung had his home. Another mile eastward, on the edge of the reedy water, Jung bought a piece of land in 1922 and set to building a house. From a quarry near the village he got the raw stones; and, working with two stonemasons from nearby, he learned to split, dress, and place them himself. In 1923 he finished a tower of two stories. At intervals over twelve years he built an annex, another tower, and a loggia.
"Synopsis" by , This lively, intimate, sometimes disrespectful, but always knowledgeable history of the Bollingen Foundation confirms its pervasive influence on American intellectual life. Conceived by Paul and Mary Mellon as a means of publishing in English the collected works of C. G. Jung, the Foundation broadened to encompass scholarship and publication in a remarkable number of fields. Here are wonderful portraits of the central figures, including the Mellons, Jung himself, Heinrich Zimmer, Joseph Campbell, D. T. Suzuki, Natacha Rambova, Vladimir Nabokov, Gershom Scholem, Herbert Read, and Kurt and Helen Wolff.
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