The black sun: the alchemy and art of darkness / Stanton Marlan ; foreword by. David H. Rosen.—1st ed. p. cm. — (Carolyn and Ernest Fay series in analytical. The Black Sun by Stanton Marlan is an important. The Black Sun by Stanton Marlan, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Cultural complexes in the Hungarian Archetypal foundations of projective identification by A note from the Publisher:. Modern psychology has seen darkness primarily as a negative force, something to move through and beyond, but it actually has an intrinsic importance to the human psyche.

In this book, Jungian analyst Stanton Marlan reexamines stanto paradoxical image of the black sun and the meaning of darkness in Western culture.

In the image of the black sun, Marlan finds the hint of a darkness that shines. He shows that the black sun accompanies not only the most negative of psychic experiences but also the most sublime, resonating with the mystical experience of negative theology, the Kabbalah, the Buddhist notions of the void, and the black light suh the Sufi Mystics. An important contribution to the understanding of alchemical psychology, this book draws on a postmodern sensibility to develop an original understanding of the black sun.


It offers insight into modernity, the act of imagination, and vlack work of analysis in understanding depression, trauma, and transformation of the soul. It is a celebration of darkness, if such a thing can be imagined. Marlan explores the meaning of blackness, melancholia and depression through case studies mzrlan amplifications from alchemy and the arts. There, we find, a strange light shines, and in that light we can discern what is otherwise invisible.

The Black Sun : The Alchemy and Art of Darkness

Marlan teaches us how to see in the dark. Since Jung first opened the obscurities of alchemy to psychological insight, no one has done a book as thorough, as rich, and as significant as this astounding work by Stanton Marlan.

He is an adjunct clinical professor of psychology at Blacm University, he has a longtime interest in alchemy, archetypal psychology, Asian philosophy, and postmodern theory. Powiadom mnie o kolejnych komentarzach przez email.

The Black Sun: The Alchemy and Art of Darkness by Stanton Marlan

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