Imaginal Love: The Meanings of Imagination in Henry Corbin and James Hillman (Paperback)

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Corbin's work on the role of imagination in the religions and its fundamental place in human life has had a lasting and wide-ranging influence on contemporary poetry and the humanities. Among his most influential readers were the poets Charles Olson and Robert Duncan and the archetypal psychologist James Hillman. Central to their common vision is the creative power of language, understood not as a human invention but as a fundamental feature of reality. This new book by philosopher, biologist, poet, and teacher Tom Cheetham provides an overview of Corbin's "psychocosmology" and its significance for Hillman's archetypal psychology, contemporary poetics, and spiritual practice. It will be of interest to psychotherapists, artists, poets, and anyone who has ever wondered at the mysterious power of language and the imagination to transform the human soul.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780882140865
ISBN-10: 0882140868
Publisher: Spring Publications
Publication Date: July 17th, 2020
Pages: 210
Language: English