Problems of Mysticism and Its Symbolism

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1917. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... introversion and regeneration A. introversion and intro-determination The multiple interpretation of works of fantasy has become our problem, and the diametrical opposition of the psychoanalytic and the anagogic interpretation has particularly struck us. The question now apparently becomes more complicated if I show that the psychoanalytic interpretation contains an analogue that we must take into consideration. The analogue is presented by the remarkable coexistence of symbolism of material and functional categories in the same work of imagination. In order to make myself intelligible, I must first of all explain what these categories are. In division 2 of the introductory part we have seen that the imagination shows a predilection for symbolic forms of expression, proportionately greater indeed, the more dreamlike it is. Now by this symbolism as we observe most clearly in hypnagogic (half dreaming) hallucinations and in dreams, three different groups of objects are represented. I. Thought contents, imagination contents, in brief, the contents or objects of thinking and imagining, the material of thought whether it be conscious or unconscious. ii. The condition, activity, structure of the psyche, the way and manner that it functions and feels, the method of functioning of the psyche, whether it be conscious or unconscious. iii. Somatic processes (bodily stimulations). This third sort of objects is closely coordinated with the other two. It is not capable of interesting us in the present connection so we pass it by. Therefore we arrive at two categories in which we can enroll all symbolizing works of the imagination, the material and the functional. I. The material category is characterized by its representation of thought contents, i....

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Northrop Frye (1912-1991) was Canada s leading literary critic and one of the world s leading theorists of society and the imagination. Among his twenty-three books, and more than three hundred articles and reviews, are classic studies such as "Fearful Symmetry", "Anatomy of Criticism", "The Great Code", and "Words With Power".

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Text: English, German (translation)

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