Quadrant Spring 1973

Quadrant: The Journal of the C.G. Jung Foundation

The Psychoid Nature of the Transference — Arnold Mindell. Summary by Edwin Gann Snyder

Transference is a technical term “describing the appearance of love and projections and feelings, within the realm of analysis.” But in practice it “is often indistinguishable from the other phenomena of fate.”

Arnold Mindell prefers the word “love” to “transference,” because, noting that many schools of psychology still view the latter as a pathological symptom, he suspects that the early psychiatrists used the concept to “protect themselves from the love problems of their patients.” He has observed that “many analysts actually help to constellate the transference by not knowing how to love themselves and by not wanting to live. There are very few people who are really in love with life, strangely enough; but so we are.”…


Knowing Woman: A Feminine Psychology— Irene Claremont de Castillejo. New York: C. G. Jung Foundation. 1973. Reviewed by Marian Reith.

Psyche and Symbol In Shakespeare— Alex Aronson. Indiana University Press. 1972. Reviewed by James Kirsch.

Metaphors of Self— James Olney. Princeton University Press. 1972. Reviewed by Carolyn Grant Fay.

Dreams and The Growth of Personality— Ernest Lawrence Rossi. Elmsford, New York: Pergamon Press. 1972. Reviewed by William Willeford.