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Bollingen Series #0054: Amor and Psyche: The Psychic Development of the Feminine: A Commentary on the Tale by Apuleius. (Mythos Series)

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The renowned tale of Amor and Psyche, from Apuleius's second-century Latin novel The Golden Ass, is one of the most charming fragments of classical literature. Neumann chose it as the exemplar of an unusual study of feminine psychology. Unfolding the spiritual and mythical background of the pagan narrative, he shows how the contest between the mortal maid Psyche and the great goddess Aphrodite over the god Amor--Aphrodite's son, Psyche's husband--yields surprising and valuable insights into the psychic life of women.

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**** Reprint of the renowned analytical psychologist's (1905-1960) psychological exegesis of the tale from Apuleius' 2nd century Latin novel The golden ass, originally published in German in 1952 and first published in English in 1956. Cited in BCL3.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

The renowned tale of Amor and Psyche, from Apuleius's second-century Latin novel The Golden Ass, is one of the most charming fragments of classical literature. Neumann chose it as the exemplar of an unusual study of feminine psychology. Unfolding the spiritual and mythical background of the pagan narrative, he shows how the contest between the mortal maid Psyche and the great goddess Aphrodite over the god Amor--Aphrodite's son, Psyche's husband--yields surprising and valuable insights into the psychic life of women.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780691017723
Translator:
Manheim, Ralph
Author:
Apuleius
Author:
Apuleius, Lucius
Author:
Neumann, Erich
Author:
Manheim, Ralph
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Location:
Princeton, N.J. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Psychology
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
History and criticism
Subject:
Psychological fiction
Subject:
Apuleius
Subject:
Femininity in literature.
Subject:
Eros.
Subject:
Latin fiction
Subject:
Psyche
Subject:
Ancient & Classical
Subject:
Mind, Body & Spirit
Subject:
Gender Studies
Subject:
Mythology
Subject:
Psychology : General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Works by Erich Neumann
Series Volume:
0054
Publication Date:
April 1971
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
7.96x5.04x.48 in. .46 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , The renowned tale of Amor and Psyche, from Apuleius's second-century Latin novel The Golden Ass, is one of the most charming fragments of classical literature. Neumann chose it as the exemplar of an unusual study of feminine psychology. Unfolding the spiritual and mythical background of the pagan narrative, he shows how the contest between the mortal maid Psyche and the great goddess Aphrodite over the god Amor--Aphrodite's son, Psyche's husband--yields surprising and valuable insights into the psychic life of women.
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