C G JUNG


E A Bennet

E.A. Bennet's biography of C. G. Jung went to press just a few days before Jung's death in 1961. Over the preceding fifteen years Bennet had met frequently with Jung at his home and stayed there as his guest. Their many talks about Jung's childhood his family his career and the development of his ideas yielded the material for this authorized biography. In the months before publication Jung read and corrected Bennet's book in typescript making this the only biography of Jung to have been written during the subject's life with his supervision and approval. Thanks to Bennet's unique opportunities to hear Jung's personal perspective-on subjects from Freud to Hitler and including a valuable correspondence about Aion regarded as Jung's most difficult book C.G. JUNG sheds new light for today's scholars on Jung's work and on the man himself. Edward Armstrong Bennet (1888-1977) a psychiatrist and Jungian analyst held degrees from Trinity College in philosophy theology and medicine and was well known as an outstanding psychotherapist and lecturer. In addition to being Jung's student and colleague he was also a close personal friend for three decades. Bennet was a leader in introducing Jung's psychotherapeutic approach to the English-speaking world. He was the author of several books.
Pages: 192
ISBN: 9781888602357
ISBN 10: 188860235X
Imprint: Chiron Publishers
Edition:
Published: 26/11/2007
Format: Paperback