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Masculine shame : from succubus to the eternal feminine

By: Ayers, Mary Y
Material type: TextTextLondon/New York Routledge c2011Description: xvii, 189p.; ill.; bibliog.; indexContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volume ISBN: 9780415390392Subject(s): Freud, Sigmund, 1856-1939 | Jung, C.G. (Carl Gustav) | Feminine principle | Succubus | Medusa | Good and evil | Demonology | Masculine principle
Contents:
Part 1 - The birth of civilization and the evolution of the succubus. 1 The succubus, the evil eye and shame. 2 The historic unfolding of the image of the succubus. Part 2 - The image of the succubus in the writings of Freud and Jung. 3 The split beetween Freud and Jung. 4 Sigmund Freud's Medusa. 5 Siegfried to Salome: Jung's heroic journey. 6 The blinded eternal feminine. Part 3 - From the succubus as child-killing mother to the restoration of the eternal feminine. 7 The succubus of early infancy. 8 The evil female demon. Epilogue: Envisioning a return of the eternal feminine
Abstract: '...explores the idea that the image of the succubus, a demonic female creature said to emasculate men and murder mothers and infants, has been created out of the masculine projection of shame and looks at howthe transformation of this image can be traced through Western history, mythology, and Judeo-Christian literature.
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Part 1 - The birth of civilization and the evolution of the succubus. 1 The succubus, the evil eye and shame. 2 The historic unfolding of the image of the succubus. Part 2 - The image of the succubus in the writings of Freud and Jung. 3 The split beetween Freud and Jung. 4 Sigmund Freud's Medusa. 5 Siegfried to Salome: Jung's heroic journey. 6 The blinded eternal feminine. Part 3 - From the succubus as child-killing mother to the restoration of the eternal feminine. 7 The succubus of early infancy. 8 The evil female demon. Epilogue: Envisioning a return of the eternal feminine

'...explores the idea that the image of the succubus, a demonic female creature said to emasculate men and murder mothers and infants, has been created out of the masculine projection of shame and looks at howthe transformation of this image can be traced through Western history, mythology, and Judeo-Christian literature.

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