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Author Neumann, Erich, author
Title The fear of the feminine and other essays on feminine psychology / Erich Neumann ; translated from the German by Boris Matthews, Esther Doughty, Eugene Rolfe, and Michael Cullingworth
Imprint Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, [1994]
book jacket
 人文社會聯圖  BF175.4.F45 N48 1994    AVAILABLE    30610020509097
Descript xiv, 296 pages ; 22 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Essays of Erich Neumann ; v. 4
Bollingen series ; LXI, 4
Neumann, Erich. Essays. Selections. English ; v. 4
Bollingen series ; 61
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
I. The psychological stages of woman's development -- II. The moon and matriarchal consciousness -- III. On Mozart's "Magic flute" -- IV. The meaning of the earth archetype for modern times -- V. The fear of the feminine
Translated from the German
These essays by the famous analytical psychologist and student of creativity Erich Neumann belong in the context of the depth psychology of culture and reveal a prescient concern about the one-sidedness of patriarchal Western civilization. Neumann recommended a "cultural therapy" that he thought would redress a "fundamental ignorance" about feminine and masculine psychology, and he looked for societal healing to a "matriarchal consciousness" that forms the bridge between the feminine and the creative
Brought together here for the first time in English, the essays in the book discuss the psychological stages of woman's development, the moon and matriarchal consciousness, Mozart's Magic Flute, the meaning of the earth archetype for modern times, and the fear of the feminine. In Mozart's fantastic world, Neumann saw a true Auseinandersetzung - the conflict and coming-to-terms with each other of the matriarchal and patriarchal worlds. Developing such a synthesis of the feminine and the masculine in the psychic reality of the individual and of the collective was, he argued, one of the fundamental, future-oriented tasks of both the society and the individual
Subject Femininity
Women -- psychology
Femininity. fast (OCoLC)fst00922657
Psychoanalysis. fast (OCoLC)fst01081235
Feministische psychologie. gtt
Alt Author Matthews, Boris, translator
Doughty, Esther, translator
Rolfe, Eugene, translator
Cullingworth, Michael, translator
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