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Ten essays on psychoanalysis and the modern world. Each of the essays takes as a keynote a psychoanalytic term, exploring its relevance in clinical practice but also its contribution to the understanding of our culture.
Hardcover, 336 pages
Published December 31st 2002 by Totem Books (first published January 10th 1998)
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The book has ten essays on The Unconscious, Anxiety, Phantasy, Oedipus Complex, Guilt, Narcissism, Phobia, Eros, Libido, and Sublimation. They are all accessible to a layperson approaching psychoanalysis for the first time, and interesting to a reader with more knowledge and experience. My own interest is less in the therapy of psychoanalysis than the cultural dimensions of its application such as to the aesthetic, and morality. The essays on Eros, Libido, Sublimation and Anxiety I particularly ...more
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