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

Erich Neumann


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PUBLISHED: 30th April 1971
ISBN: 9780691017723
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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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  • Paperback
    $48.95
PUBLISHED: 30th April 1971
ISBN: 9780691017723
ANNOTATION:
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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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.

Publisher Description

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.

Author Biography

Neumann was born in Berlin. He as an earned PhD and medical degree. He studied with C.G. Jung. He practiced as an analytical psychologist in Tel Aviv.

Review

"Here we have a very subtle and suggestive analysis of the psychological characteristics of the feminine by the most brilliant disciple of C.G. Jung... [T]he reading of this short book is a most enchanting and stimulating experience."--The Journal of Pastoral Care

Product Details

Author
Erich Neumann
Short Title
AMOR & PSYCHE
Pages
192
Series
Bollingen Series
Language
English
Translator
Ralph Manheim
ISBN-10
0691017727
ISBN-13
9780691017723
Media
Book
Format
Paperback
Series Number
0054
Year
1971
Publication Date
1971-04-30
Country of Publication
United States
Publisher
Princeton University Press
Residence
IS
Illustrations
black & white illustrations
Subtitle
The Psychic Development of the Feminine: A Commentary on the Tale by Apuleius. (Mythos Series)
Translated from
English