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(1970). American Imago. XXVI, 1969: Mythic Symbols in Two Pre-Colombian Myths. Charles Sarnoff. Pp. 3-20.. Psychoanal Q., 39:336-337.
Psychoanalytic Electronic Publishing: American Imago. XXVI, 1969: Mythic Symbols in Two Pre-Colombian Myths. Charles Sarnoff. Pp. 3-20.

(1970). Psychoanalytic Quarterly, 39:336-337

American Imago. XXVI, 1969: Mythic Symbols in Two Pre-Colombian Myths. Charles Sarnoff. Pp. 3-20.

Two pre-Colombian myths from stone carvings and pottery designs encountered by the author in the course of extensive travels in Central and South America are

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shown to share the same core fantasies as material derived from present-day patients in our own culture. These findings are evidence for the universality of the unconscious. The core fantasies are: 'fluid from the body of a special person brings fertility (to the earth)' and 'a snake gives birth'.

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(1970). American Imago. XXVI, 1969. Psychoanal. Q., 39:336-337

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