On a Darkling Plain

Journeys into the Unconscious

Ivan Ward, introduction by Oliver James
AUD $49.95
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A brilliant collection of essays on key terms in psychoanalysis.

And we are here as on a darkling plain. - Matthew Arnold.

Is perversion an emotion? Where do guilty feelings come from? What is the function of anxiety in the development of human personality? Freud died sixty years ago, his legacy the enigmatic language of psychoanalysis. But what are these terms really all about?

On a Darkling Plain is a collection of vibrant essays exploring a selection of Freud's great terms, explaining their relevance to everyday life and their use in the understanding of our culture.
Category: Humour & Gift
ISBN: 9781840463439
Publisher: Icon Books
Imprint: Icon
Pub Date: June 2002
Page Extent: 336
Format: Book
Age: 0 - 0
Subject: Gift books