Skip to content

Great Mother An Analysis of the Archetype

Best in textbook rentals since 2012!

ISBN-10: 0691166072

ISBN-13: 9780691166070

Edition: 2015 (Revised)

Authors: Erich Neumann, Ralph Manheim, Martin Liebscher

List price: $25.00
Blue ribbon 30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee!
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
Carrot Coin icon
XP icon
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!


This landmark book explores the Great Mother as a primordial image of the human psyche. Here the renowned analytical psychologist Erich Neumann draws on ritual, mythology, art, and records of dreams and fantasies to examine how this archetype has been outwardly expressed in many cultures and periods since prehistory. He shows how the feminine has been represented as goddess, monster, gate, pillar, tree, moon, sun, vessel, and every animal from snakes to birds. Neumann discerns a universal experience of the maternal as both nurturing and fearsome, an experience rooted in the dialectical relation of growing consciousness, symbolized by the child, to the unconscious and the unknown, symbolized…    
Customers also bought

Book details

List price: $25.00
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 5/15/2015
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 624
Size: 5.71" wide x 8.46" long x 1.69" tall
Weight: 1.254
Language: English