Bollingen: An Adventure in Collecting the Past

Author(s): William McGuire

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This lively, intimate, sometimes disrespectful, but always knowledgeable history of the Bollingen Foundation confirms its pervasive influence on American intellectual life. Conceived by Paul and Mary Mellon as a means of publishing in English the collected works of C. G. Jung, the Foundation broadened to encompass scholarship and publication in a remarkable number of fields. Here are wonderful portraits of the central figures, including the Mellons, Jung himself, Heinrich Zimmer, Joseph Campbell, D. T. Suzuki, Natacha Rambova, Vladimir Nabokov, Gershom Scholem, Herbert Read, and Kurt and Helen Wolff.

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General Fields

  • : 9780691018850
  • : Princeton University Press
  • : Princeton University Press
  • : October 1989
  • : 2.491 Centimeters X 14.1 Centimeters X 21.5 Centimeters
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : English
  • : very good
  • : 364
  • : William McGuire
  • : Paperback