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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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(p.96) (p.97) 6 ‘Who cares whether Pandora had a large pithos or a small pyxis?
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Classical Myth and Psychoanalysis
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Vered Lev Kenaan

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656677.003.0006

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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