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Electra After Freud Myth And Culture (Cornell Studies in the History of Psychiatry) by Jill Scott

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Published by Cornell University Press .
Written in English


  • Myths & mythology,
  • Psychoanalysis & psychoanalytical theory,
  • Sociology,
  • Folklore & Mythology,
  • Electra (Greek mythology) in l,
  • Social Science,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Hellenic languages,
  • German literature,
  • European - German,
  • Ancient and Classical,
  • 19th century,
  • 20th century,
  • Electra (Greek mythology) in literature,
  • History and criticism

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7848605M
ISBN 100801442613
ISBN 109780801442612

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The story of the Viennese Elektra and her troubles with Freudian hysteria does not end with Hofmannsthal’s drama. The operatic adaptation by Richard Strauss (–) premiered on Janu , six years after Reinhardt’s first production ofElektra, breathing new life into the character and opening up new Hofmannsthal’s drama was a great local success, it was.   Electra after Freud demonstrates for me how compelling a figure Electra has been for many writers and artists of the past century." Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association - Nancy Kulish "This erudite and engaging book on the wanderings of the Electra myth provides a counterbalance to the debates on : In Neo-Freudian psychology, the Electra complex, as proposed by Carl Jung in his Theory of Psychoanalysis, is a girl's psychosexual competition with her mother for possession of her father. In the course of her psychosexual development, the complex is the girl's phallic stage; a boy's analogous experience is the Oedipus Electra complex occurs in the third—phallic stage (ages 3.   The Electra complex is a psychoanalytic term used to describe a girl's sense of competition with her mother for the affections of her father. It is comparable to the male Oedipus complex. According to Freud, during female psychosexual development, a young girl is initially attached to her mother. When she discovers that she does not have a.

Electra after Freud: Myth and Culture. By Jill Scott. Ithaca, NY, and London: Cornell University Press. viii + pp. [pounds sterling]. ISBN Scott provides a culturally specific and feminist reading of the presence of the myth of Electra in . Get this from a library! Electra after Freud: myth and culture. [Jill Scott] -- "Almost everyone knows about Oedipus and his mother, and many readers would put the Oedipus myth at the forefront of Western collective mythology. In Electra after Freud, Jill Scott leaves that.   Electra after Freud by Jill Scott, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(2). Beyond tragic catharsis, Hugo von Hofmannsthal's Elektra -- Shakespeare's Electra, Heiner Müller's Hamletmaschine -- From pathology to performance, Hugo von Hofmannsthal's Elektra and Sigmund Freud's "Fräulein Anna O" -- Choreographing a cure, Richard Strauss's Elektra and the ironic waltz -- Oedipus endangered, Robert Musil's The man without qualities -- Resurrecting Electra's voice, H.D.'s Cited by:

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