Paul Bishop



Professor of German,
University of Glasgow,
United Kingdom


Paul Bishop is a graduate of the University of Oxford (1989), where he did his doctorate (1994). He works on various aspects of German and European intellectual history, with a focus on psychoanalysis and analytical psychology. He teaches German language and literature/culture, and Comparative Literature.

Contact details

Paul Bishop
School of Modern Languages
Hetherington Building, Room 211B
University of Glasgow, Glasgow, G12 8RS
Tel: 0141 330 4587
Fax: 0141 330 3381
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Publication on the dream and related topics


The Archaic: The Past in the Present: A Collection of Papers. London / New York: Routledge 2012. (editor, contributor, translator)

Analytical Psychology and German Classical Aesthetics: Goethe, Schiller, & Jung. Band 1: The Development of the Personality. London / New York: Routledge 2007.

Analytical Psychology and German Classical Aesthetics: Goethe, Schiller, & Jung. Band 2: The Constellation of the Self. London and New York: Routledge, 2007.

The Persistence of Myth as Symbolic Form. Leeds: Maney 2008. (ed. with R.H. Stephenson, proceedings of an international conference: Cultural Studies and the Symbolic, Band 3)


Articles and chapters in books

Traum und Lebensphilosophie. Ludwig Klages und eine andere Entdeckung des dunklen Kontinents. In: Marie Guthmüller / Hans-Walter Schmidt-Hannisa (eds.): Das nächtliche Selbst. Traumwissen und Traumkunst im Jahrhundert der Psychologie. Band I: 1850-1900. Göttingen: Wallstein 2016, pp. 374-397.

Schwärmerei und Geisterseherei, Aufklärung und analytische Psychologie: Kant und Swedenborg aus der Sicht von C.G. Jung. In: Friedemann Stengel (ed.): Kant und Swedenborg: Zugänge zu einem umstrittenen Verhältnis [Hallesche Beiträge zur Europäischen Aufklärung, vol. 38]. Tübingen: Niemeyer 2008, pp. 133-55.

The Timelessness and Timeliness of the ‚Archaic‘: Analytical Psychology, ‚Primordial‘ Thought, Synchronicity. In: Journal of Analytical Psychology 53 (2008), pp. 501-523.

The Idea of the Numinous in Goethe and Jung. In: Ann Casement / David Tacey (eds): The Idea of the Numinous: Contemporary Jungian and Psychoanalytic Perspectives. London / New York: Routledge 2006, pp. 117-36.

The Battle between Spirit and Soul: Messianism, Redemption and Apocalypse in Klages. In: Wayne Cristaudo and Wendy Baker (eds.): Messianism, Apocalypse and Redemption in 20th Century German Thought. Adelaide: ATF Press 2006, pp.181-94.