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The Great Mother: An Analysis of the Archetype (Works by Erich Neumann)

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Neumann examines how the Feminine has been experienced and expressed in many cultures from prehistory to our own time. Appearing as goddess and demon, gate and pillar, garden and tree, hovering sky and containing vessel, the Feminine is seen as an essential factor in the dialectical relation of individual consciousness, symbolized by the child, to the ungraspable matrix, symbolized by the Great Mother.

Synopsis:

Neumann examines how the Feminine has been experienced and expressed in many cultures from prehistory to our own time. Appearing as goddess and demon, gate and pillar, garden and tree, hovering sky and containing vessel, the Feminine is seen as an essential factor in the dialectical relation of individual consciousness, symbolized by the child, to the ungraspable matrix, symbolized by the Great Mother.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780691017808
Translator:
Manheim, Ralph
Translator:
Manheim, Ralph
Translator:
Manheim, Ralph
Author:
Neumann, Erich
Author:
Manheim, Ralph
Author:
Manheim, R.
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Location:
Princeton, N.J. :
Subject:
Comparative Religion
Subject:
Religions
Subject:
Motherhood
Subject:
Psychology
Subject:
Methodology
Subject:
Jung, c. g. (carl gustav), 1875-1961
Subject:
Mother goddesses
Subject:
Methodology x
Subject:
Movements - Behaviorism
Subject:
Women's Studies - General
Subject:
Women's Studies
Subject:
Mind, Body & Spirit
Subject:
Anthropology
Subject:
Gender Studies
Subject:
Religion Comparative-General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
7th pbk. print.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Works by Erich Neumann
Series Volume:
no. 8947
Publication Date:
July 1972
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
624
Dimensions:
9.14x6.02x1.15 in. 1.83 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Neumann examines how the Feminine has been experienced and expressed in many cultures from prehistory to our own time. Appearing as goddess and demon, gate and pillar, garden and tree, hovering sky and containing vessel, the Feminine is seen as an essential factor in the dialectical relation of individual consciousness, symbolized by the child, to the ungraspable matrix, symbolized by the Great Mother.
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