Download e-book for kindle: Footbinding: A Jungian Engagement with Chinese Culture and by Shirley See Yan Ma

By Shirley See Yan Ma

ISBN-10: 0415485053

ISBN-13: 9780415485050

ISBN-10: 0415485061

ISBN-13: 9780415485067

In this booklet Shirley See Yan Ma offers a Jungian viewpoint at the chinese language culture of footbinding and considers the way it can be utilized as a metaphor for the pain of girls and the repression of the female, in addition to a logo for desire, creativity and religious transformation.

Drawing on own background, renowned myths, literature, and paintings with consumers, Footbinding discusses how sleek girls nonetheless symbolically locate their ft sure via this old perform. precise case stories from Western and Asian ladies display how Jungian research can loosen those mental bindings permitting the buyer to reconnect with the female archetype, become aware of their very own id and take regulate in their personal destiny.

This unique publication should be of serious curiosity to Jungian analysts searching for a brand new viewpoint. it's going to even be of curiosity to someone learning chinese language tradition and psychology.

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