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Medusa's Hair an Essay on Personal Symbols and Religious Experience

by Gananath Obeyesekere

  • ISBN: 9780226616018
  • ISBN10: 0226616010

Medusa's Hair an Essay on Personal Symbols and Religious Experience

by Gananath Obeyesekere

  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Univ of Chicago Pr
  • Publish date: 11/01/1984
  • ISBN: 9780226616018
  • ISBN10: 0226616010
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Description: Preface Introduction Part One Introduction Private and Public Symbols The Problem Female Ascetics and Matted Hair Three Female Ascetic-Ecstatics Case 1: Karunavati Maniyo Case 2: Nandavati Maniyo Case 3: Manci Nona The Meaning of Hair The Yogi and the Monk: Siva and the Buddha: Matted Hair and Shaven Head Social Institutions and the Unconscious Matted Hair and Shaven Head: Two Kinds of Pscyhological Symbolism Conventionalization of Personal Symbols Part Two Introduction The Dark Night of the Soul: Illustration and Psychocultural Exegesis Case 4: Pemavati Vitarana Juliet's Dilemma: Buddhist Asceticism or Hindu Devotionalism Case 5: Juliet Nona The Symbolization of Guilt The Symbolic Integration of Personality Part Three Introduction Interpersonal Interaction and Personal Symbols Case 6: Munasinha Beauty Silva Myth Models Communication and Estrangement Networks of Meaning Ghosts, Demons, and Deep Motivation Part Four Introduction Descent into the Grave Case 7: Sirima Hettiaracci Subjective Imagery: An Interpretation of Sirima's Case History Tryst with the Black Prince: Incubus and Fire Walker A Hook Hanger at Kataragama Case 8: Tuan Sahid Abdin Comment on Abdin's Ritual Activities Abdin's Descent into the Grave A Ritual for Kali Abdin's Tongue: An Interpretation Fantasy and Symbolism in the Integration of Personality with Culture Fantasy, Personal Symbols, and Subjective Imagery: A Metapsychological Excursus Part Five Introduction Subjective Imagery and the Invention of Culture Culture and the Unconscious: The Case of Contemporary Iconography The Model for the Myth Epilogue: The End of the Beginning Notes Glossary References Index
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