The Origin of the Gods

The Origin of the Gods : A Psychoanalytical Study of Greek Theogonic Myth

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Richard Caldwell describes in clear, comprehensive language those aspects of psychoanalytic theory that are relevant to the understanding of Greek myth, going on to interpret, using psychoanalytical methodology, the Greek myth of origin and succession, particularly as stated in Hesiod's Theogony.show more

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  • Paperback | 222 pages
  • 142.7 x 217.4 x 15.5mm | 317.52g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0195072669
  • 9780195072662
  • 1,084,808

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A superb application of classical Freudian theory to the key Greek myths. Incisive, balanced, pellucid. Highly recommended. * Annals of Scholarship * A useful general introduction to psychoanalytic study of Greek myth ... Provides a welcome model for those preparing undergraduate mythology courses. * Choice *show more

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