The phallic quest : Priapus and masculine inflation

by James Wyly

Book, 1989



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Toronto : Inner City Books, c1989.

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124 p.; 22 cm

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Priapus was a Greek god famous for the enormous size of his genitals. Here he is seen as an apt metaphor for the inflation of modern-day patriarchy-its grandiosity and search for more and more powe

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In keeping with the series of monographs by Jungian therapists in which it appears, this work by Wyly is more concerned with pathology and its cure than suits my interests. Nevertheless, the "background" materials that make up the first of the two parts are helpful and interesting. The sources cited have also led me to further inquiry.… (more)

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