June 4, 2010

Library Spotlight: C.G. Jung's Red Book

Ashland University Library has recently acquired a facsimile edition of the "Red Book" by C.G. Jung, who contributed to the Psycho-Analytic movement an exploration of symbols and the collective unconscious.  The 205-page original was carefully hand-lettered by Jung in the style of an illuminated medieval manuscript, including lavish illustrations by the author.  The facsimile is accompanied by an annotated English translation of the German and Latin original.

This summer the Library of Congress will exhibit the original work, with a public symposium on June 19th.

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