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The fantasy principle psychoanalysis of the imagination

Michael Vannoy Adams 1947-


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  • Title:
    The fantasy principle psychoanalysis of the imagination
  • Author: Michael Vannoy Adams 1947-
  • Description: Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1 The fantasy principle: imaginal psychology and the dethroning of Mr Reality; 2 Compensation in the service of individuation: phenomenological essentialism and Jungian dream interpretation; 3 Jungian post-structural theory: structures versus constructs, concepts versus images; 4 Mythological knowledge: just how important is it in Jungian and Freudian analysis; 5 The "womanning" of Schreber: catastrophe, creation, and the mythopoeic forces of mankind
    6 Dreaming of the Ku Klux Klan: "race," culture, and history in psychoanalysis7 Jung, Africa, and the "geopathology" of Europe: psychic place and displacement; 8 Refathering psychoanalysis, deliteralizing Hillman: imaginal therapy individual and cultural; 9 A baby is being eaten: a case of cannibalistic malpractice and suicide; 10 The importance of being blasphemous profanation versus resacralization; References; Index;
    The Fantasy Principle makes a strong case for a new school of psychoanalysis - the school of 'imaginal psychology'. It radically affirms the centrality of imagination and emphasizes the transformative impact of images.
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Publisher: Hove ; New York : Brunner-Routledge
  • Format: 1 online resource (269 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-135-44753-5;ISBN 1-58391-818-3;ISBN 1-280-05261-9;ISBN 0-203-48376-6
  • Subjects: Jungian psychology; Imagination; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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