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Dionysus in Exile: On the Repression of the Body and Emotion

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The internationally renowned Jungian analyst Lopez-Pedraza diagnoses the psychological illness at the core of modern society-the loss of embodied soulfulness in people's lives. In this study of the Greek god Dionysus, he offers insight for a cure. This book may be worth several years in psychotherapy, if one takes its message to heart. Dismemberment and cannibalism, Promet ...more
Paperback, 114 pages
Published May 1st 2000 by Chiron Publications
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Evie
Feb 14, 2009 Evie rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Psychotherapists and anyone interested in psychotherapy
Shelves: psychology
This booklength essay explores the archetype of Dionysus. A precursor to the Christ archetype, this figure has within it ideas of divinity and humanity, death, and resurrection. However, unlike the Christ archetype many of us have grown up with and have been taught, Dionysus is an incredibly complex figure that is intimately related to the body and its vicissitudes, and shares a special relationship to women and femininity, madness and dance. If one shuns the body, emotions (which are usually fe ...more
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