The Great Mother an Analysis of the Archetype
1955. Contents: Part I: The Structure of the Archetype; The Archetypal Feminine and the Great Mother; The Two Characters of the Feminine; The Central Symbolism of the Feminine; The Transformation Mysteries; The Functional Spheres of the Feminine; The Phenomenon of Reversal and the Dynamic of the Archetype. Part II. A. The Elementary Character: The Primordial Goddess; The Positive Elementary Character; The Negative Elementary Character. B. The Transformative Character: The Great Round; The Lady of the Plants; The Lady of the Beasts; and Spiritual Transformation.
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Review: The Great Mother: An Analysis of the Archetype (Bollingen)User Review - Keli Wright - Goodreads
Not a light read. Very interesting, though at times (as with most dense works) I had to force myself to keep reading. It fulfilled its purpose well, however, and I definitely came away with a better ... Read full review
Review: The Great Mother: An Analysis of the Archetype (Bollingen)User Review - Guy - Goodreads
Challenging read! The first half was extremely hard to plow through, but the second half made up for it. This is a fascinating read. From my notes when I read it (pre-1998) I wrote: Neumann's Great ... Read full review