Jung’s ‘archetypes’ and their function in medieval history.

Originally posted on Giaconda's Blog:
Jungian archetypes I’ve been interested in ‘archetypes’ for a long time as I am very drawn to myth and to aspects of Jungian psycho-analysis particularly with regard to how we analyse the personalities and character of historical figures. Often ‘myth’ is classified as something unreal or untrue yet myths…

Archetypal Richard III: Why Your Richard and My Richard Will Never Be the Same Man

“Without a bad guy, who could ever be good?” ~The Agent, “Sweet Redemption Music Company” “Though it puzzles me to learn that though a man may be in doubt of what he knows, very quickly will he fight to prove that what he does not know is so.” ~”The King and I” Thou elvish-marked, abortive,… Continue reading Archetypal Richard III: Why Your Richard and My Richard Will Never Be the Same Man

Welcome to the 21st Century, Your Grace

For better or worse, Richard III is now a worldwide pop-culture icon, joining the ranks of Kirk, Spock and McCoy, Harry Potter and Severus Snape, Qui-Gon Jinn and Obi-Wan Kenobi, Aragorn and Legolas. Many more reams of paper and backlit words on computer screens will be written about him. His fans – whether authors of… Continue reading Welcome to the 21st Century, Your Grace