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New and Published Books

  1. Feeling Film: Affect and Authenticity in Popular Cinema

    By Greg Singh

    Cinema has the capacity to enflame our passions, to arouse our pity, to inspire our love. Feeling Film is a book that examines the emotional encounters found in contemporary popular cinema cultures. Examining melodrama, film noir, comic book franchises, cult indie movies and romantic comedy within...

    Published January 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Somatic Cinema

    The relationship between body and screen - a Jungian perspective

    By Luke Hockley

    Films can hold personal psychological meanings that are often at odds with their narratives. Examining the intersections between mental health and the cinema, Somatic Cinema represents the cutting edge of film theory, evaluating the significance of this phenomenon both in therapy and in the...

    Published October 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  3. Visible Mind

    Movies, modernity and the unconscious

    By Christopher Hauke

    Why is the moving image so important in our lives? What is the link between the psychology of Jung, Freud and films? How do film and psychology address the problems of modernity? Visible Mind is a book about why film is so important to contemporary life, how film affects us psychologically as...

    Published July 17th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Midlife Transformation in Literature and Film

    Jungian and Eriksonian Perspectives

    By Steven F. Walker

    In this book, Steven F. Walker considers the midlife transition from a Jungian and Eriksonian perspective, by providing vivid and powerful literary and cinematic examples that illustrate the psychological theories in a clear and entertaining way. For C.G. Jung, midlife is a time for personal...

    Published November 22nd 2011 by Routledge

  5. The Trickster in Contemporary Film

    By Helena Bassil-Morozow

    This book discusses the role of the trickster figure in contemporary film against the cultural imperatives and social issues of modernity and postmodernity, and argues that cinematic tricksters always reflect psychological, economic and social change in society. It covers a range of films, from...

    Published October 18th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Jung and Film II: The Return

    Further Post-Jungian Takes on the Moving Image

    Edited by Christopher Hauke, Luke Hockley

    Since Jung and Film was first published in 2001, Jungian writing on the moving image in film and television has accelerated. Jung and Film II: The Return provides new contributions from authors across the globe willing to tackle the broader issues of film production and consumption, the audience...

    Published June 19th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Filming the Nation

    Jung, Film, Neo-Realism and Italian National Identity

    By Donatella Spinelli Coleman

    Italian neo-realism has inspired film audiences and fascinated critics and film scholars for decades. This book offers an original analysis of the movement and its defining films from the perspective of the cultural unconscious. Combining a Jungian reading with traditional theorizations of film...

    Published December 16th 2010 by Routledge

  8. House: The Wounded Healer on Television

    Jungian and Post-Jungian Reflections

    Edited by Luke Hockley, Leslie Gardner

    House MD is a globally successful and long-running medical drama. House: The Wounded Healer on Television employs a Jungian perspective to examine the psychological construction of the series and its namesake, Dr Gregory House. The book also investigates the extent to which the continued...

    Published November 9th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Tim Burton: The Monster and the Crowd

    A Post-Jungian Perspective

    By Helena Bassil-Morozow

    Tim Burton’s films are well known for being complex and emotionally powerful. In this book, Helena Bassil-Morozow employs Jungian and post-Jungian concepts of unconscious mental processes along with film semiotics, analysis of narrative devices and cinematic history, to explore the reworking of...

    Published February 7th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Wild/lives

    Trickster, Place and Liminality on Screen

    By Terrie Waddell

    Wild/lives draws on myth, popular culture and analytical psychology to trace the machinations of 'trickster' in contemporary film and television. This archetypal energy traditionally gravitates toward liminal spaces – physical locations and shifting states of mind. By focusing on productions set in...

    Published September 27th 2009 by Routledge