Electra vs Oedipus: The Drama of the Mother-Daughter Relationship

Electra vs Oedipus: The Drama of the Mother-Daughter Relationship

by Hendrika C. Freud


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415547970
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/21/2010
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Hendrika C. Freud is a Psychoanalyst and a Member of The International Psychoanalytic Association and Association for Child Psychoanalysis. She is a teacher, supervisor and training analyst of the Dutch Psychoanalytic Society and The Dutch Psychoanalytic Association and has been in private practice for nearly fifty years.

Table of Contents

Preface viii

1 Love and hate between mothers and daughters 1

2 The symbiotic illusion 5

3 History of maternal love 27

4 Nina: Daughter of a single mother 49

5 Electra versus Oedipus 63

6 What does woman want? 83

7 Childbirth and depression 109

8 Martha: A woman in her middle years 125

9 On rejected mothers 140

10 History and hysteria 154

Notes 176

Bibliography 188

Index 199

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