The Oedipus-Complex as an Explanation of Hamlet's Mystery: A Study in Motive

  title={The Oedipus-Complex as an Explanation of Hamlet's Mystery: A Study in Motive},
  author={Ernest Charles Jones},
  journal={American Journal of Psychology},
  • E. Jones
  • Psychology
  • American Journal of Psychology
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    The Palgrave Handbook of the Philosophy of Film and Motion Pictures
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