Key concept: Collective unconscious

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Dictionary definitions:

Trésan, D. (2005). Collective unconscious. In A. de Mijolla (Ed.), International dictionary of psychoanalysis (pp. 312-314). Macmillan Reference.

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Samuels, A., Shorter, B., & Plaut, F. (1986). Collective. In A critical dictionary of Jungian analysis (p. 31). Routledge.

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Samuels, A., Shorter, B., & Plaut, F. (1986). Unconscious. In A critical dictionary of Jungian analysis (p. 155). Routledge.

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Quotes from Jung:

Jung, C. G. (2016). The unconscious. In J. R. Harris & T. Woolfson (Eds.), The quotable Jung (pp. 1-32.). Princeton University Press.

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Sharp, D. (Ed.). (1991). Collective unconscious. In Jung lexicon: A primer of terms & concepts. http://www.cgjungpage.org/learn/jung-lexicon#collectiveunconscious

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Jung, C. G. (1973). Conscious and Unconscious. In J. Jacobi (Ed.), C. G. Jung: Psychological reflections: A new anthology of his writings 1905-1961 (pp. 22-37). Princeton University Press.

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Encyclopedic overviews:

Haule, J. (2010). Collective unconscious. In D. A. Leeming, K. Madden, & S. Marlan (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Psychology and Religion (pp. 159-160). Springer.

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Guidebook:

Hopcke, R. H. (1999). Archetypes and the Collective Unconscious. In A guided tour of the collected works of C. G. Jung (2nd ed., pp. 13-17). Shambhala.

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Handbook:

Hauke, C. (2006). The unconscious: Personal and collective. In R. K. Papadopoulos (Ed.), The handbook of Jungian psychology: Theory, practice and applications (pp. 54-73). Routledge.

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Index to the Collected Works:

Forryan, B., & Glover, J. M. (1979). Unconscious, collective [index term]. In H. Read et al. (Eds.), The collected works of C. G. Jung: Vol. 20. General index to the collected works of C. G. Jung. Princeton University Press.

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Jung on the collective unconscious

Jung, C. G. (1966). The relations between the ego and the unconscious (R. F. C. Hull, Trans.). In H. Read et al. (Eds.), The collected works of C. G. Jung: Vol. 7. Two essays on analytical psychology (2nd ed., pp. 121–241). Princeton University Press. (Original work published 1928) https://doi.org/10.1515/9781400850891.121

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Jung, C. G. (1968). The concept of the collective unconscious (R. F. C. Hull, Trans.). In H. Read et al. (Eds.), The collected works of C. G. Jung: Vol. 9 pt. 1. Archetypes and the collective unconscious (2nd ed., pp. 42-53). Princeton University Press. (Original work published 1936/37) https://doi.org/10.1515/9781400850969.42

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Jung, C. G. (1968). Conscious, unconscious, and individuation (R. F. C. Hull, Trans.). In H. Read et al. (Eds.), The collected works of C. G. Jung: Vol. 9 pt. 1. Archetypes and the collective unconscious (2nd ed., pp. 275-289). Princeton University Press. (Original work published 1939) https://doi.org/10.1515/9781400850969.275

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Jung, C. G. (1968). Archetypes of the collective unconscious (R. F. C. Hull, Trans.). In H. Read et al. (Eds.), The collected works of C. G. Jung: Vol. 9 pt. 1. Archetypes and the collective unconscious (2nd ed., pp. 3-41). Princeton University Press. (Original work published 1954) https://doi.org/10.1515/9781400850969.3

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Jung, C. G. (1969). On the nature of the psyche (R. F. C. Hull, Trans.). In H. Read et al. (Eds.), The collected works of C. G. Jung: Vol. 8. Structure and dynamics of the psyche (2nd ed., pp. 159-234). Princeton University Press. (Original work published 1954) https://doi.org/10.1515/9781400850952.159

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Jung, C. G. (1970). The role of the unconscious (R. F. C. Hull, Trans.). In H. Read et al. (Eds.), The collected works of C. G. Jung: Vol. 10. Civilization in transition (2nd ed., pp. 3-28). Princeton University Press. (Original work published 1918) https://doi.org/10.1515/9781400850976.3

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Related resources available from the library:

Ellenberger, H. F. (1970). The discovery of the unconscious: The history and evolution of dynamic psychiatry. Basic Books.

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Singer, J. K. (1970). The collective unconscious: Jung’s most misunderstood concept. Quadrant, 7, 5–13.

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Taylor, E. (2009). Archetypes and the Collective Unconscious. In The mystery of personality a history of psychodynamic theories (pp. 131–135). Springer.

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von Franz, M. (1992). The Hypothesis of the Collective Unconscious. In R. K. Papadopoulos (Ed.), Carl Gustav Jung: Critical assessments: Vol. 2: The structure and dynamics of the psyche (pp. 361-374). Routledge.

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von Franz, M.-L. (2016). Confrontation with the collective unconscious. Psychological Perspectives, 59 (3), 295–318. (2016-44047-003).

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