Tragic Beauty: The Dark Side of Venus Aphrodite and the Loss and Regeneration of Soul
By: Arlene Diane Landau
Arlene Landau’s examination of the Aphrodite archetype, an intimate and personal look at both the light and dark sides of Aphrodite’s magic—youthful beauty and aged painfulness.
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“Aphrodite women always stand out. Go to any public venue and wait for the moment of recognition: There she is—the “it” girl. Tall and slim, or short and slim, blond or raven or red-haired, it matters not. Whether she dresses like a princess or a prostitute, she has the unmistakable spark that is the touch of Aphrodite.”
So begins Arlene Landau’s examination of the Aphrodite archetype, an intimate and personal look at both the light and dark sides of Aphrodite’s magic—youthful beauty and aged painfulness.
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1About the Author:
Arlene Diane Landau, Ph.D., is a Diplomate Senior Jungian Analyst. She is a member of the C. G. Jung Institute of Los Angeles, and the Inter-Regional Society of Jungian Analysts. As a mythology scholar she has provided an archetypal analysis of the novels of Thomas Hardy. Dr. Landau holds a B.A. in Fine Arts, Master's degrees in Psychology and Mythological Studies, and a Ph.D. in Mythological Studies. She has lectured in Berlin, Bucharest, Cape Town, London, Zürich, and in the United States. Dr. Landau has been active in the teaching, analysis, and evaluation of candidates in training to become Jungian analysts. Her interests include art, literature, theater, and film. She is in private practice in Pacific Palisades, California.Product Dimensions:
6 x 0.25 x 9.25 inchesPages: