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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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‘Who cares whether Pandora had a large pithos or a small pyxis?’

‘Who cares whether Pandora had a large pithos or a small pyxis?’

Jane Harrison and the Emergence of a Dynamic Conception of the Unconscious

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Classical Myth and Psychoanalysis

Vered Lev Kenaan

Oxford University Press

This chapter explores Jane Harrison's use of the Pandora myth, setting her work in dialogue with Freud's idea of woman as a mystery. It uses this to develop a model of the unconscious.

Keywords:   Pandora, freud, Jane Harrison, pithos, jar, woman, unconscious

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