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Theory IV

The move to the maternal: Gender, sexualities, and the Oedipus Complex in light of intersubjective developmental research
WithSeligman Stephen

Since the Oedipal theory organizes many of the original psychoanalytic themes and controversies (see Chapters 1 and 2), we can now return to them in light of the contemporary perspectives. The relational approach dislocates the Oedipus Complex from the center of the analytic narrative.