The Goddess

The Goddess : Mythological Images of the Feminine

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Praise for The Goddess: "Exciting and important." Library Journal "Remarkable." Psychological Perspective "Direct and intimate." The Journal of Analytic Psychology>

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  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 152.4 x 226.1 x 17.8mm | 408.24g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
  • LondonUnited Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0826409172
  • 9780826409171

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"In a series of chapters each focusing on a different goddess or mythical woman, Christine Downing traces her own path of individuation from maiden-daughter to mature woman. She writes in a direct and intimate way, using to great but effortless effect her deep culture and wide learning."-The Journal of Analytical Psychology

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The chapters in this book interweave childhood memories, dreams from many different periods, and a complex history of identification from the authors own past--from girl to woman.

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