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May 18, 1963

Essays on a science of mythology; the myths of the divine child and the divine maiden.

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By C. G. Jung and C. Kerényi. Translated by R.F.C. Hull. 200 p. $1.85. Harper Torchbooks, Bollingen Library, Harper & Row, 49 E 33rd St, New York 16, 1963

JAMA. 1963;184(7):605. doi:10.1001/jama.1963.03700200127046

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Kerényi discusses myths about child gods and maiden goddesses from the anthropological viewpoint, whereas Jung uses the same material as a basis for psychological interpretation, an illustration of his theory of archetypes. This is a new soft-cover edition of essays written in 1939-1940, first published in English in 1949. A new index and bibliography have been added.

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