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THE BOOK OF SYMBOLS: REFLECTIONS ON ARCHETYPAL IMAGES
ARAS

Taschen, 2010
Hardcover
810 pages
Fully illustrated, colour
ISBN: 9783836514484

Excluding GST A$61.36 A$75.00 A$67.50 BUY
The Book of Symbols combines original and incisive essays about particular symbols with representative images from all parts of the world and all eras of history.

The highly readable texts and almost 800 full-colour images come together in a unique way to convey hidden dimensions of meaning. Each of the c. 350 essays examines a given symbol's psychic background, and how it evokes psychic processes and dynamics.

Etymological roots, the play of opposites, paradox and shadow, the ways in which diverse cultures have engaged a symbolic imageā€”all these factors are taken into consideration.


 

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