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By Erich Neumann

One other monography in Bollingen's sequence devoted to tradition, arts and philosophy

Neumann examines how the female has been skilled and expressed in lots of cultures from prehistory to our personal time. showing as goddess and demon, gate and pillar, backyard and tree, soaring sky and containing vessel, the female is visible as a vital consider the dialectical relation of person cognizance, symbolized through the kid, to the ungraspable matrix, symbolized through the good Mother.

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