Freud's Mahabharata

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Oxford University Press, Aug 6, 2018 - Religion - 288 pages
Though Freud never overtly refers to the Mahthe companion volume to Freud's India, Alf Hiltebeitel offers what he calls a "pointillist introduction" to a new theory about the Mah
 

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Contents

Freuds The Uncanny and the Mahābhārata
1
2 A Short Introduction to Freuds Mahābhārata Through the Pāṇḍavas Mother Kuntī
33
Dead Mothers and Nascent Goddesses
55
Goddesses in the Mahābhārata
79
Rethinking Boses Oedipus Mother
133
Trauma Loss of Memory and the Return of the Repressed
203
Trauma Studies and Literature Since the 1980s
265
References
269
Index
287
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Alf Hiltebeitel is Professor of Religion at George Washington University. He works mainly on the two Sanskrit epics, the Mah

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