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This kind of stuff is what I am interested in: Myths of Irishness: The Fomorian Connection.

Articles would be ideally the best.

  • Why "Jungian" exactly ??? – Gibet Apr 18 '17 at 12:03
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    I believe we're talking about archetypal literary criticism. – DukeZhou Apr 18 '17 at 18:03
  • I'm familiar with archetypal criticism and the books on that bibliography. But I'm not of any archetypal criticism of irish myth. The short answer for 'why Jungian' is that I'm interested in this approach. A slightly longer answer is that I think a Jungian approach to archetypes one of the best attempts at mapping out innate patterns (instincts) we have by virtue of being human . I see mythology as working those archetypes in pictorial form. – Micheál Ó Coisdealbha Apr 19 '17 at 20:46
  • So, you can take a look at Emma Jung (actually Carl Gustav wife) which was pretty involve in the Grail myth, here is for you: jungatlanta.com/articles/winter06-the-grail-legend.pdf. Here is for you an excellent rock solid book: abebooks.com/servlet/…-item_1_8--bdp. You can also check the celctic guide, the issue of August 2013 is about archetypes: thecelticguide.com/2013.html (note that this is magazine stuff hum). You can dig a lil bit in Jung Atlanta, full of resources. – Gibet Apr 20 '17 at 7:39
  • Thanks for your reply, and for reminding me of the Maedbh & addiction one. I'd seen it but haven't read it. It's the kind of material I'm after. I"m familiar with Emma Jung, also Von Franz etc, but they usually deal with a generically 'celtic' and usually the the Brythonic material as filtered through the middle ages. While we have analogues, cauldrons of plenty etc here in Ireland the grail myth isn't a big Irish theme. – Micheál Ó Coisdealbha Apr 21 '17 at 12:15

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