The Resource Psychoanalytic approaches to myth : Freud and the Freudians, Dan Merkur, (electronic resource/)

Psychoanalytic approaches to myth : Freud and the Freudians, Dan Merkur, (electronic resource/)

Label
Psychoanalytic approaches to myth : Freud and the Freudians
Title
Psychoanalytic approaches to myth
Title remainder
Freud and the Freudians
Statement of responsibility
Dan Merkur
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The book surveys and evaluates the methods that Freud and the various psychoanalytic schools have employed in their studies of myths. In addition to providing a historical survey, the author argues that modern views of myth as something to be deplored because it is inconsistent with history and science depends on a misunderstanding of the nature of myth. Myth is not a product of unconscious irrationality but is instead a sustained use of metaphor. It expresses ideas in concrete imagery of unconscious inspiration, but the ideas can be rational and profound, as is also the case with poetry and s
Member of
Cataloging source
REDDC
Dewey number
150.19/52
Index
index present
LC call number
BF175.5.M95
LC item number
M47 2005eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Theorists of myth
Label
Psychoanalytic approaches to myth : Freud and the Freudians, Dan Merkur, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://library.quincycollege.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=134824
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 141-156) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
BOOK COVER; TITLE; COPYRIGHT; TABLE OF CONTENTS; Chapter 1 Mythology into Metapsychology; Chapter 2 Myth as Unconscious Manifestation; Chapter 3 Myth and the Basic Dream; Chapter 4 Myth as Defense and Adaptation; Chapter 5 Myth as Metaphor; Chapter 6 Therapeutic Insights in Myth; Epilogue Clinical Implications; References; Index
Control code
ocm70723282
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
  • eBooks on EBSCOhost
  • eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Psychoanalytic approaches to myth : Freud and the Freudians, Dan Merkur, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://library.quincycollege.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=134824
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 141-156) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
BOOK COVER; TITLE; COPYRIGHT; TABLE OF CONTENTS; Chapter 1 Mythology into Metapsychology; Chapter 2 Myth as Unconscious Manifestation; Chapter 3 Myth and the Basic Dream; Chapter 4 Myth as Defense and Adaptation; Chapter 5 Myth as Metaphor; Chapter 6 Therapeutic Insights in Myth; Epilogue Clinical Implications; References; Index
Control code
ocm70723282
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
  • eBooks on EBSCOhost
  • eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote

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