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    On Matricide: Myth, Psychoanalysis, and the Law of the Mother.Amber Jacobs - 2007 - Columbia University Press.
    By bringing the story of Athena's mother, Metis, to the forefront, Jacobs challenges the primacy of the Oedipus myth in Western culture and psychoanalysis and introduces a bold new theory of matricide and maternal law.
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    The Potential of Theory: Melanie Klein, Luce Irigaray, and the Mother-Daughter Relationship.Amber Jacobs - 2007 - Hypatia 22 (3):175-193.
    : Through a close reading of Klein and Irigaray's work on the mother-daughter relationship via the Electra myth, Jacobs diagnoses what she considers a fundamental problem in psychoanalytic and feminist psychoanalytic theory. She shows that neither thinker is able to theorize the mother-daughter relationship on a structural level but is only able to describe its symptoms. Jacobs makes a crucial distinction between description and theory and argues that the need to go beyond description and phenomenology toward the creation of a (...)
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    The Potential of Theory: Melanie Klein, Luce Irigaray, and the Mother-Daughter Relationship.Amber Jacobs - 2007 - Hypatia 22 (3):175-193.
    Through a close reading of Klein and Irigaray's work on the mother-daughter relationship via the Electra myth, Jacobs diagnoses what she considers a fundamental problem in psychoanalytic and feminist psychoanalytic theory. She shows that neither thinker is able to theorize the mother-daughter relationship on a structural level but is only able to describe its symptoms. Jacobs makes a crucial distinction between description and theory and argues that the need to go beyond description and phenomenology toward the creation of a structural (...)
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  4. The Potential of Theory: Melanie Klein, Luce Irigaray, and the Mother-Daughter Relationship.Amber Jacobs - 2007 - Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy 22 (3):175-193.
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