The Myth of the Birth of the Hero

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9781445508252 - The Myth of the Birth of the Hero - Otto Rank
9781445508252 - The Myth of the Birth of the Hero - Otto Rank
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The Myth of the Birth of the Hero

A Psychological Interpretation of Mythology

Originally published in 1914, this fascinating volume in the Nervous and Mental Disease Monograph Series presents a psychological interpretation of characters from classical mythology, from Oedipus to Perseus, and Hercules to Jesus.

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Originally published in 1914, this fascinating volume in the Nervous and Mental Disease Monograph Series presents a psychological interpretation of characters from classical mythology, from Oedipus to Perseus, and Hercules to Jesus. Authored by Dr Otto Rank (1884-1939), an associate of Sigmund Freud, it is suited to those interested in the classics, history and mythology, and psychoanalysis alike. Chapters include: introduction – Sargon – Moses – Karna – Oedipus – Paris -Telephos – Perseus – Gilgamos – Kyros – Tristan – Romulus – Hercules – Jesus – Siegfried – Lohengrin. We are republishing this rare, vintage text in a high quality, modern and affordable edition, complete with a specially written concise biography.

Book Details

Author

Otto Rank

Imprint

Read & Co. Books

ISBN

9781445508252, 9781447492474

Formats Available

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Pages

168

Publication Date

04 August 2010

Dimensions 5.5 × 8.5 in

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