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The Great Mother - An Analysis of the Archetype

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Zusatztext "Neumann's creative intuition has enabled him to read in these records of the past a content and meaning that throws a beam of light on the psychological history of [hu]mankind." Informationen zum Autor Erich Neumann (1905–60), a psychologist and philosopher, was born in Berlin and lived in Tel Aviv from 1934 until his death. His books include The Origins and History of Consciousness , The Fear of the Feminine , and Amor and Psyche (all Princeton). Martin Liebscher is senior research fellow in German and honorary senior lecturer in psychology at University College London. Klappentext This landmark book explores the Great Mother as a primordial image of the human psyche. Here the renowned analytical psychologist Erich Neumann draws on ritual, Mythology, art, and records of dreams and fantasies to examine how this archetype has been outwardly expressed in many cultures and periods since prehistory. He shows how the feminine has been represented as goddess, monster, gate, pillar, tree, moon, sun, vessel, and every animal from snakes to birds. Zusammenfassung This landmark book explores the Great Mother as a primordial image of the human psyche. Here the renowned analytical psychologist Erich Neumann draws on ritual, mythology, art, and records of dreams and fantasies to examine how this archetype has been outwardly expressed in many cultures and periods since prehistory. He shows how the feminine has b

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Authors Erich Neumann
Assisted by Martin Liebscher (Foreword), R. Manheim (Translation), Ralph Manheim (Translation)
Publisher Princeton University Press
 
Languages English
Product format Paperback / Softback
Released 15.05.2015
 
EAN 9780691166070
ISBN 978-0-691-16607-0
No. of pages 624
Dimensions 140 mm x 215 mm x 40 mm
Series Bollingen Series (General)
Princeton Classics
Bollingen Series
Mythos: The Princeton/Bollingen Series in World Mythology
Works by Erich Neumann
Subjects Humanities, art, music > Psychology > Theoretical psychology
Natural sciences, medicine, IT, technology > Medicine

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