The Great Mother: An Analysis of the Archetype (Paperback)

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By Erich Neumann, Ralph Manheim (Translator), R. Manheim (Translator)
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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.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780691017808
ISBN-10: 0691017808
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication Date: July 21st, 1972
Pages: 624
Language: English
Series: Works by Erich Neumann