But in the background rests the uncontested Pollock of the miracle decade when he departed from Jungianism
for the pure abstraction of the allover drip paintings of 1947-'51--Abstract Expressionism's apogee.
Mary Daly shares a similar opinion and, in her 1978 book, calls Jungianism
a "secular derivative," or "sect," of the universal religion of patriarchy (39).
Therefore the actual historical question is irrelevant; it is the potency of the symbol which does the work for Jungianism
Hughes's study of anthropology led to a lifelong passion for mysticism, spiritualism and the occult: for a trashy hodge-podge of astrology and alchemy, black magic and witchcraft, Rosicrucianism and Jungianism
, Ouija boards, tarot cards, and seances.
In his most recent volumes, certainly, Heaney has gone beyond his initial generic Jungianism
to a more open concern with the supernatural dimensions of our natural lives and especially with the reality of the hereafter.