Main Author:Iaccino, James F.
Summary:

Exploring the relevance of Jungian theory as it applies to science fiction, horror and fantasy films, this text demonstrates the remarkable correlation existing between Jung's major archetypes and recurring themes in various film genres. An introduction acquaints readers with basic Jungian theory archetypes before proceeding to film analysis. A diverse selection of movie and television summaries illustrate the relationship between a particular Jungian image and the examined films.

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Physical Description:xx, 216 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography:Filmography: pages 189-196.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-205).
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:0275950484 (acid-free paper)
9780275950484 (acid-free paper)
Author Notes:

JAMES F. IACCINO is Professor of Psychology at Benedictine University in Lisle, Illinois. Extensive publications in psychology include his recent title, Psychological Reflections on Cinematic Terror (Praeger, 1994) and his comprehensive physiological text, Left Brain-Right Brain Differences: Inquiries, Evidence, New Approaches (1993).


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