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Classical Myth and PsychoanalysisAncient and Modern Stories of the Self$
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Vanda Zajko and Ellen O'Gorman

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780199656677

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2013

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656677.001.0001

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Myths and their Receptions: Narrative, Antiquity, and the Unconscious

(p.1) 1 Introduction
Classical Myth and Psychoanalysis

Vanda Zajko

Ellen O’Gorman

Oxford University Press

This introductory chapter explores the complex inter-relationship of myth and psychoanalysis, giving a sense of the history of their interactions from the nineteenth century onwards. It works with both theoretical models and particular myths to give the reader a sense of both past and future agendas.

Keywords:   myth, minotaur, Frazer, psychoanalysis, storytelling, reception

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