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The Narcissistic Son—Freud and da Vinci

  • Myron Tuman
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Abstract

Narcissus is a myth about another type of momma’s boy, one who like Pygmalion flees from all women but becomes enamored of his own reflection, a gaze that Freud in his essay on Leonardo traces back to how a mother lovingly looks down on her beautiful son.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Myron Tuman
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  1. 1.New OrleansUSA

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