At Home in the Uncanny: Freudian Representations of Death, Mothers, and the Afterlife
Oxford University Press
Explores the counter-thesis within Sigmund Freud's oedipal master thesis and his gendering of death, immortality, and the afterlife. Problematic affiliations of maternity and mortality; Feminist analysis of Freud's formulations of gender, religion, and culture; Misogynist structures generated by matricidal fantasies; Maternal pedagogy of delay; Renunciation of the idea of an afterlife.
Jonte-Pace, Diane. "At Home in the Uncanny: Freudian Representations of Death, Mothers, and the Afterlife." Journal of the American Academy of Religion 64.1 (1996): 61-88.