Key concept: Alchemy

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Reference publications:

Dictionaries:

Abraham, L. (1998). A dictionary of alchemical imagery. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.

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Alchemy. (2005). In M. C. Horowitz (Ed.), New Dictionary of the History of Ideas (Vol. 1, p. 38). Detroit, MI: Charles Scribner's Sons. Retrieved from https://www.gale.com

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Samuels, A., Shorter, B., & Plaut, F. (1986). Alchemy. In A critical dictionary of Jungian analysis (12-15). London, England: Routledge.

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Zabriskie, B. (2005). Alchemy (Analytical Psychology). In A. de Mijolla (Ed.), International dictionary of psychoanalysis (p. 40). Detroit, MI: Macmillan Reference. Retrieved from https://www.gale.com

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Encyclopedic overviews:

Jones, L. (Ed.). (2005). Alchemy [collection of 6 articles]. In Encyclopedia of Religion (2nd ed., Vol. 1, p. 234). Detroit, MI: Macmillan. Retrieved from Retrieved from https://www.gale.com

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Marlan, S. (2010). Hillman, James, and Alchemy. In D. A. Leeming, K. Madden, & S. Marlan (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Psychology and Religion (401-403).New York, NY: Springer. Retrieved from https://www.gale.com

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Mather, M. (2010). Alchemical Mercurius and Carl Gustav Jung. In D. A. Leeming, K. Madden, & S. Marlan (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Psychology and Religion (pp. 19–20). New York, NY: Springer. Retrieved from https://www.gale.com

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Sauder-MacGuire, A. (2010). Jung, Carl Gustav, and Alchemy. In D. A. Leeming, K. Madden, & S. Marlan (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Psychology and Religion (480-483). New York, NY: Springer. Retrieved from https://www.gale.com

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Handbook:

Marlan, S. (2006). Alchemy. In R. K. Papadopoulos (Ed.), The handbook of Jungian psychology: Theory, practice and applications (pp. 263-295). New York, NY: Routledge.

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Index to the Collected Works:

Forryan, B., & Glover, J. M. (1979). Alchemical collections [index term]. In H. Read et al. (Eds.), The collected works of C. G. Jung (Vol. 20). Retrieved from http://www.proquest.com.

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Forryan, B., & Glover, J. M. (1979). Alchemical writers and texts [index term]. In H. Read et al. (Eds.), The collected works of C. G. Jung (Vol. 20). Retrieved from http://www.proquest.com.

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Forryan, B., & Glover, J. M. (1979). Alchemy/alchemist(s) [index term]. In H. Read et al. (Eds.), The collected works of C. G. Jung (Vol. 20). Retrieved from http://www.proquest.com.

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Journal articles:

Anderson, D. (2018). The alchemy of play. Psychological Perspectives, 61(2), 241–256. https://doi.org/10.1080/00332925.2018.1461506

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Cavalli, T. F. (2016). The alchemical Osiris: From Ra to radium. Psychological Perspectives, 59(1), 46–70.

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Chadwick, E. (2010). The emergence of gold in alchemy and in Jungian analysis. Harvest, 2010, 107–121.

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Fischer, T. (2011). The alchemical rare book collection of C. G. Jung. International Journal of Jungian Studies, 3(2), 169–180. https://doi.org/10.1080/19409052.2011.592726

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Fontelieu, S. (2015). Metaphorical use of alchemy’s retort, prima materia, and the philosopher’s stone in psychotherapy. Journal of Jungian Scholarly Studies, 10, 1–14.

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Fordham, M. (1960). The Relevance of analytical theory to alchemy, mysticism, and theology. Journal of Analytical Psychology, 5(2), 113.

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Gad, I. (1999). Alchemy: The Language of the Soul. Psychological Perspectives 39(1), 92–103. 1960). The Relevance of analytical theory to alchemy, mysticism, and theology. Journal of Analytical Psychology, 5(2), 113.

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Haaning, A. (2014). Jung’s quest for the Aurora consurgens. Journal of Analytical Psychology, 59(1), 8–30. https://doi.org/10.1111/1468-5922.12052

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Henderson, J. L. (1978). Practical application of alchemical theory. Journal of Analytical Psychology, 23(3), 248. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1465-5922.1978.00248.x

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Holt, D. (1987). Alchemy: Jung and the historians of science. Harvest, 33, 40–60.

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Hubback, J. (1983). Depressed patients and the coniunctio. Journal of Analytical Psychology, 28(4), 313–327. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1465-5922.1983.00313.x

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Jaffé, A. (1967). The influence of alchemy on the work of C. G. Jung. Spring, 1967, 7–26.

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Odorisio, D. M. (2014). The alchemical heart: A Jungian approach to the heart center in the Upaniṣads and in Eastern Christian prayer. International Journal of Transpersonal Studies, 33(1), 27–38.

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Odorisio, D. M. (2015). Patañjali’s Yoga Sūtras and the alchemical process of individuation. Philosophy East & West, 65(4), 717–730. https://doi.org/10.1353/pew.2015.0063

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Odajnyk, V. W. (1990). Images of the goal in east and west. Psychological Perspectives, 22(1), 43–74. https://doi.org/10.1080/00332929008408090

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Robertson, R. (2017). Alchemy as a psychological model. Psychological Perspectives, 60(2), 240–254.

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Shamdasani, S. (2012). After Liber Novus. Journal of Analytical Psychology, 57(3), 364–377. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-5922.2012.01975.x

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Zabriskie, B. D. (1995) Exiles and orphans: Jung, Paracelsus, and the healing images of alchemy. Quadrant , 26(1-2).

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Books and book chapters:

Edinger, E. F. (1985). Anatomy of the psyche: Alchemical symbolism in psychotherapy. La Salle, IL: Open Court.

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Edinger, E. F., & Blackmer, J. D. (1994). The mystery of the coniunctio: Alchemical image of individuation: lectures. Toronto, Canada: Inner City Books.

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Henderson, J. L., & Sherwood, D. N. (2003). Transformation of the psyche: The symbolic alchemy of the Splendor solis. New York, NY: Brunner-Routledge.

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Jung, C. G. (1995). Encountering Jung on alchemy (N. Schwartz-Salant, Ed.). Princeton, N.J: Princeton University Press.

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Kren, C. (1990). Alchemy in Europe: A Guide to Research. London, England: Routledge.

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Marlan, S. (2005). The black sun: The alchemy and art of darkness. College Station: Texas A&M University Press.

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Mathers, D. (Ed.). (2014). Alchemy and psychotherapy: Post-Jungian perspectives New York, NY: Routledge.

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Mather, M. (2014). The alchemical Mercurius: Esoteric symbol of Jung’s life and works. New York, NY: Routledge.

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