The Radiant Coat: Myths And Stories About The Crossing Between Life And Death
The Radiant Coat: Myths and Stories about the Crossing Between Life and Death
An exploration into the great mystery of death, through the seamless story-telling and psychological commentary that have become Dr. Estes' hallmark. Here she shares her unique collection of teaching stories, which seek to penetrate the meaning of transition and death.
About the Author
Clarissa Pinkola Estes was born in Indiana in 1943 to parents of Spanish and Mexican ancestry, but was later adopted by Hungarian immigrants. She received her Ph.D. from the Union Institute in Cincinnati, Ohio, and was certified as a Jungian analyst in 1984. She worked as a psychoanalyst in private practice and developed and taught the Writing as Liberation of the Spirit program in state and federal prisons. Estes served as executive director of the C.G. Jung Center for Education and Research and cofounded and codirected Colorado Authors for Gay and Lesbian Equal Rights. One of Estes's better-known writings, Women Who Run with the Wolves: Myths and Stories of the Wild Woman Archetype (1992), is drawn from tales and myths she heard firsthand from members of such cultures as Asian, Mexican, African, and Greek. She also wrote The Gift of Story...