New PDF release: The Great Mother: An Analysis of the Archetype (Princeton

By Erich Neumann,Martin Liebscher,Ralph Manheim

This landmark publication explores the good mom as a primordial snapshot of the human psyche. right here the well known analytical psychologist Erich Neumann attracts on ritual, mythology, artwork, and documents of desires and fantasies to envision how this archetype has been outwardly expressed in lots of cultures and classes seeing that prehistory. He indicates how the female has been represented as goddess, monster, gate, pillar, tree, moon, sunlight, vessel, and each animal from snakes to birds. Neumann discerns a common event of the maternal as either nurturing and fearsome, an adventure rooted within the dialectical relation of becoming awareness, symbolized by means of the kid, to the subconscious and the unknown, symbolized through the good Mother.

Featuring a brand new foreword by way of Martin Liebscher, this Princeton Classics version of The nice Mother introduces a brand new new release of readers to this profound and enduring work.

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