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📒Neurosis And Assimilation ✍ Charles William Johns
✏Neurosis and Assimilation Book Summary : This book deals with the possibility of an ontological and epistemological account of the psychological category 'neurosis'. Intertwining thoughts from German idealism, Continental philosophy and psychology, the book shows how neurosis precedes and exists independently from human experience and lays the foundations for a non-essentialist, non-rational theory of neurosis; in cognition, in perception, in linguistics and in theories of object-relations and vitalism. The personal essays collected in this volume examine such issues as assimilation, the philosophy of neurosis, aneurysmal philosophy, and the connection between Hegel and Neurosis, among others. The volume establishes the connection between a now redundant psycho-analytic term and an extremely progressive discipline of Continental philosophy and Speculative realism.
📒A Poetics Of Neurosis ✍ Elena Furlanetto
✏A Poetics of Neurosis Book Summary : While psychiatry and the neurosciences have dismissed the concept of neurosis as too vague for medical purposes, in recent years literary studies have adopted the term by virtue of its abstractness. This volume investigates the verbalization of neurosis in literary and cultural texts. As opposed to the medical diagnostics of neurosis in the individual, the contributions focus on the poetics of neurosis. They indicate how neuroses are still routinely romanticized or vilified, bent to suit aesthetic and narrative choices, and transfigured to illustrate unresolved cultural tensions.
📒Incompatible Ballerina And Other Essays ✍ Charles William Johns
✏Incompatible Ballerina and Other Essays Book Summary : An ontological and epistemological framework and foundation for the psychological symptom 'neurosis'.
📒Collected Works Of C G Jung Volume 7 ✍ C. G. Jung
✏Collected Works of C G Jung Volume 7 Book Summary : This volume has become known as perhaps the best introduction to Jung's work. In these famous essays. "The Relations between the Ego and the Unconscious" and "On the Psychology of the Unconscious," he presented the essential core of his system. Historically, they mark the end of Jung's intimate association with Freud and sum up his attempt to integrate the psychological schools of Freud and Adler into a comprehensive framework. This is the first paperback publication of this key work in its revised and augmented second edition of 1966. The earliest versions of the Two Essays, "New Paths in Psychology" (1912) and "The Structure of the Unconscious" (1916), discovered among Jung's posthumous papers, are published in an appendix, to show the development of Jung's thought in later versions. As an aid to study, the index has been comprehensively expanded.
📒The Neurotic Turn ✍ Charles Johns
✏The Neurotic Turn Book Summary : Taking their cue from the work of Charles Johns, who has argued that, far from being an ailment, neurosis is in fact the dominant condition of our society today, an array of thinkers have gathered in The Neurotic Turn to address the question: what can ‘neurosis’ tell us about our current social impasse? What emerges in The Neurotic Turn is the awareness that the medicalization of neurosis was merely provisional. Today, to understand our increasingly synthetic, digitized world, we cannot retreat from neurosis, or pretend to offer its cure. Instead, we must confront it — dispensing with the conventional idea of ‘reality’ in order to redefine it.
📒Malchus ✍ Charles William Johns
✏Malchus Book Summary : Malchus, historically the first Roman to convert to Christianity, and the last to receive physical healing from Christ before his crucifixion, is born again in the 21st century. What will follow from this "re-birth," in a time where there is no absolute right or wrong, no morality or immorality? What ensues as true crime in a world full of police sirens? Malchus is explored through the first-person style of traditional confessional writing. The book's title Malchus refers to the servant of the Jewish High Priest Caiaphas who participated in the arrest of Jesus yet later converted to Christianity. The constructed distinction between Roman attitudes and Christian attitudes is decisive in this book. The entire book spans the day of a paranoid and sensitive man who claims to himself that he is guilty of some "horrendous act of evil." As we follow this man we become acquainted with his attitudes (despair, guilt, nihilism, idealism, individualism). We soon realize that the man is in-fact proud and protective of this "horrendous act of evil." Malchus has been heralded as "the first truly existential work of the 21st century" and has been described as Proustian in detail and description.
📒Hysteria The Elusive Neurosis ✍ Alan Krohn
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📒Neurosis And Treatment ✍ Andras Angyal
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📒The Drama Of The Assimilated Jew ✍ Lucienne Kroha
✏The Drama of the Assimilated Jew Book Summary : Giorgio Bassani (1916–2000) was a Jewish Italian novelist, poet, essayist, editor, and intellectual. A cosmopolitan writer concerned with the problems of Jewish identity and history, Bassani was deeply affected by the persecution and deportation of Italian Jews under Mussolini. His personal experience of this period and its aftermath was fundamental to the creation of his masterwork, the Romanzo di Ferrara (Romance of Ferrara). In The Drama of the Assimilated Jew, Lucienne Kroha makes Bassani’s personal and literary journey accessible to English-language readers. Kroha’s close, intertextual reading of Bassani’s novels and short stories reveals Bassani’s focus on the issue of Jewish masculinity and his profound engagement with the work of Freud, Nietzsche, and Thomas Mann, whose ideas he appropriated and re-cast to construct the fictional story of his own personal struggle.
📒Blake And The Assimilation Of Chaos ✍ Christine Gallant
✏Blake and the Assimilation of Chaos Book Summary : In all of his works Blake struggled with the question of how chaos can be assimilated into imaginative order. Blake's own answer changed in the course of his poetic career. Christine Gallant contends that during the ten year period of composition of Blake's first comprehensive epic, The Four Zoas, Blake's myth expanded from a closed, static system to an open, dynamic process. She further argues that it is only through attention to the changing pattern of Jungian archetypes in the poem that one can discern this profound change. Using the depth psychology of Jung, Professor Gallant presents a comprehensive interpretation of Blake's poetry from his early "Lambeth" prophecies to his mature works, The Four Zoas, Milton, and Jerusalem. She offers a Jungian critical approach that respects the work's autonomy, but still suggests how literature is an ongoing imaginative experience in which archetypal symbols affect their literary contexts. What interests the author is the function that the very process of mythmaking had for Blake. Professor Gallant finds that the metaphysical opposition between God and Satan in Blake's earlier work gradually evolves into an interplay of these powers in the later works. The quality of Chaos changes for Blake from something unknown and feared, contrary to Order, to something intimately known and embraced. Originally published in 1979. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.