The Great Mother: Analysis of the Archetype (Bollingen Series XLVII)

The Great Mother: Analysis of the Archetype (Bollingen Series XLVII)

Erich Neumann


one other monography in Bollingen's sequence devoted to tradition, arts and philosophy

Neumann examines how the female has been skilled and expressed in lots of cultures from prehistory to our personal time. showing as goddess and demon, gate and pillar, backyard and tree, soaring sky and containing vessel, the female is obvious as an important think about the dialectical relation of person attention, symbolized via the kid, to the ungraspable matrix, symbolized by means of the good Mother.

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"Neumann's artistic instinct has enabled him to learn in those files of the prior a content material and that means that throws a beam of sunshine at the mental background of [hu]mankind."--Journal of Analytical Psychology

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