Them or Us: Archetypal Interpretations of Fifties Alien Invasion Films

Them or Us Archetypal Interpretations of Fifties Alien Invasion Films PrefaceScience fiction horrorMyths motifs of the monster movieIconography % conventionMeaning valueConclusionNotesBibliographyFilmographyIndex

  • Title: Them or Us: Archetypal Interpretations of Fifties Alien Invasion Films
  • Author: Patrick Lucanio
  • ISBN: 9780253204356
  • Page: 369
  • Format: Paperback
  • PrefaceScience fiction horrorMyths motifs of the monster movieIconography % conventionMeaning valueConclusionNotesBibliographyFilmographyIndex

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    1. Years ago I aspired to be an analytical psychologist and, in preparation for this, read The Collected Works of C.G. Jung and many other books pertaining to depth psychology. This interest culminated in a book-length paper concerning the Kantian roots of Jung's thinking and pretty much stopped there. I'd gotten what I could get out of it and moved on to other fields. Still, old friends imagine I remain enthusiastic about Jung and his followers.One such old friend mailed me this book. Not being ve [...]

    2. An interesting analysis but I was not convinced by Luciano's argument for a Jungian methodology being the "proper" way to analyse 50s alien invasion films.

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