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A Library Guide to Jung's Collected Works

Explore Jungian psychology resources available from the Pacifica Graduate Library

Reference publications: Persona

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Jung on Persona

Jung's essays on the Persona from the Collected Works:

Suggested readings adapted from Hopcke's (1999) A guided tour of the collected works of C. G. Jung, pp. 88-90.

Additional resources: Persona



Binswanger, H. (1965). Ego, anima and persona. Harvest, 11, 1–14.

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Burton, C. (2017). Connie Burton on Persona. Jung Journal, 11(4), 84–87.


Calfee, S. (2017). Susan Calfee on Persona. Jung Journal, 11(4), 81–83.


Graves, M., & Schermer, V. L. (1998). The wounded male persona and the mysterious feminine in the poetry of James Wright: A study in the transformation of the self. Psychoanalytic Review, 85(6), 849–869. (1999-13755-001).


Hudson, W. C. (1978). Persona and defence mechanisms. Journal of Analytical Psychology, 23(1), 54–62.


MacGuire, A. S. (2017). Embodying the Soul: Toward a Rescuing and Retaining of Persona. Jung Journal, 11(4), 45–80.


Pye, F. (1965). Transformations of the persona. Harvest, 11, 70–79.

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Salman, S. (2017). Sherry Salman on Persona. Jung Journal, 11(4), 88–91.


Stebbins, M. (2017). Morgan Stebbins on Persona. Jung Journal, 11(4), 92–95.