Bollingen

Titre : Bollingen
Auteur : William McGuire
Éditeur : Princeton University Press
ISBN-13 : 0691018855
Libération : 1989

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This lively, intimate, sometimes disrespectful, but always knowledgeable history of the Bollingen Foundation confirms its pervasive influence on American intellectual life. Conceived by Paul and Mary Mellon as a means of publishing in English the collected works of C. G. Jung, the Foundation broadened to encompass scholarship and publication in a remarkable number of fields. Here are wonderful portraits of the central figures, including the Mellons, Jung himself, Heinrich Zimmer, Joseph Campbell, D. T. Suzuki, Natacha Rambova, Vladimir Nabokov, Gershom Scholem, Herbert Read, and Kurt and Helen Wolff. "Because we know so little about the role of foundations in American intellectual life, we welcome . . . William McGuire's delightful chronicle of the Bollingen Foundation. Mr. McGuire . . . writes as a participant, not as an outside historian. But he makes the most of his particular perspective. . . And he tempers his sympathetic attachment with a winning sense of irony, even irreverence."--Thomas Bender, The New York Times Book Review

The Human Zoo

Titre : The Human Zoo
Auteur : Desmond Morris
Éditeur : Random House
ISBN-13 : 9781409020622
Libération : 2009-07-02

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This study concerns the city dweller. Morris finds remarkable similarities with captive zoo animals and looks closely at the aggressive, sexual and parental behaviour of the human species under the stresses and pressures of urban living.

The Myth of Matriarchal Prehistory

Titre : The Myth of Matriarchal Prehistory
Auteur : Cynthia Eller
Éditeur : Beacon Press
ISBN-13 : 0807067938
Libération : 2001

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According to the myth of matriarchal prehistory, men and women lived together peacefully before recorded history. Society was centered around women, with their mysterious life-giving powers, and they were honored as incarnations and priestesses of the Great Goddess. Then a transformation occurred, and men thereafter dominated society. Given the universality of patriarchy in recorded history, this vision is understandably appealing for many women. But does it have any basis in fact? And as a myth, does it work for the good of women? Cynthia Eller traces the emergence of the feminist matriarchal myth, explicates its functions, and examines the evidence for and against a matriarchal prehistory. Finally, she explains why this vision of peaceful, woman-centered prehistory is something feminists should be wary of.

Gradiva

Titre : Gradiva
Auteur : Wilhelm Jensen
Éditeur : Green Integer Books
ISBN-13 : 189229589X
Libération : 2003

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Here together in one volume is the strange and evocative 'Pompeiian Fancy' by German author Wilhelm Jensen and one of the major texts of psychoanalysis in Freud's oeuvre, discussing the role of delusion and dream in Jensen's work. Freud's analysis is at the same time a brilliant literary interpretation of a symbolic work and a statement of the importance of literature on his own thinking and the world of scientific stduy.

Delusion and Dream in Wilhelm Jensen s Gradiva

Titre : Delusion and Dream in Wilhelm Jensen s Gradiva
Auteur : Dr Sigmund Freud
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : 1406841803
Libération : 2014-09-01

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Freud's essay which subjects Jensen's novel and its protagonist to psychoanalysis was first published in 1907.

Der Wahn Und Die Traume in W Jensens

Titre : Der Wahn Und Die Traume in W Jensens
Auteur : Sigmund Freud
Éditeur : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN-13 : 1522750681
Libération : 2015-12-17

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Deformed Discourse

Titre : Deformed Discourse
Auteur : David Williams
Éditeur : McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
ISBN-13 : 0773518711
Libération : 1999-01

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In Deformed Discourse David Williams explores the concept of the monster in the Middle Ages, examining its philosophical and theological roots and analysing its symbolic function in medieval literature and art.

The Psychoanalysis of Fire

Titre : The Psychoanalysis of Fire
Auteur : Gaston Bachelard
Éditeur : Beacon Press
ISBN-13 : 0807064610
Libération : 1964

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"[Bachelard] is neither a self-confessed and tortured atheist like Satre, nor, like Chardin, a heretic combining a belief in God with a proficiency in modern science. But, within the French context, he is almost as important as they are because he has a pseudo-religious force, without taking a stand on religion. To define him as briefly as possible – he is a philosopher, with a professional training in the sciences, who devoted most of the second phase of his career to promoting that aspect of human nature which often seems most inimical to science: the poetic imagination ..." – J.G. Weightman,The New York Times Review of Books

The Gifted Adult

Titre : The Gifted Adult
Auteur : Mary-Elaine Jacobsen
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : 0345434927
Libération : 2000

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Challenging current thinking about intelligence, a psychologist who specializes in working with gifted adults explains how readers can make the most of their intellectual gifts, by overcoming such problems as low self-esteem, self-sabotage, relationship difficulties, and more. Originally titled: Liberating Everyday Genius. Reprint. 10,000 first printing.

Collaboration in Belgium

Titre : Collaboration in Belgium
Auteur : Martin Conway
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : 0300055005
Libération : 1993-01-01

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This book examines the history of political collaboration in Belgium during World War II. The Rexist movement was founded in the early 1930s by Leon Degrelle as a movement of renovation and conquest, and it was gradually transformed into a political party which won 11% of the vote in the general election of 1936. After the German blitzkreig which overwhelmed Belgium in May 1940, Degrelle and the Rexists declared open support for the Nazis, founding a volunteer army which fought on the Eastern front, and eventually receiving the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves for his efforts in supporting the Nazis. After the fall of the Reich, Degrelle fled to Spain where he continues to live today. Conway has based this account of a little-known part of the history of World War II on a comprehensive examination of the Belgian and German records, as well as personal interviews with Degrelle himself and other surviving Rexists.