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Twins and the Double (A and I) By John Lash

Twins and the Double (A and I)
by John Lash

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The author brings together genetics, psychology, mythology and art in order to clarify the fascinating lore of twins and doubles, and to reveal the enigma of the dyadic principle common to modern and archaic societies around the world.
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Twins and the Double (A and I) by John Lash

Facing the other in the guise of twin or double, one might sense a threat to the idea of personal identity, yet people are teased and delighted by the odd prospect of becoming "otherwise". Twins arouse a sense of awe in many societies around the world. Jacob and Esau, Horus and Set, Jekyll and Hyde - all these and many more are recurrent pairs who lure us into the world found through the looking glass. The author sets out to bring together genetics, psychology, mythology and art in order to clarify the lore and reveal the enigma of the dyadic principle, common to modern and archaic intuition alike. John Lash established the Institute for Creative Mythology at Santa Fe, New Mexico, in 1981.

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GOR001992844
Twins and the Double (A and I) by John Lash
John Lash
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Thames & Hudson Ltd
1993-09-01
96
0500810427
9780500810422
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