THE MOTIVE FOR METAPHOR BRIEF ESSAYS ON POETRY AND PSYCHOANALYSIS

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The Motive For Metaphor

Author : Henry M. Seiden
ISBN : 9780429907265
Genre : Psychology
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This book is a small anthology: each chapter a kind of meditation-on poetry and psychoanalysis; on a poem, sometimes two; on poetry in general; on thought itself. The poems are beautiful, some are contemporary, some are classical and well worth a reader's attention. "The motive for metaphor" is the title of a short poem of Wallace Stevens in which he says he is "happy" with the subtleties of experience. He likes what he calls the "half colours of quarter things," as opposed to the certainties, the hard primary "reds" and "blues." To grasp and make sense of what is elusive (and beautiful), that is, for the essential and puzzling condition of poetry, we are obliged to make metaphors. The same is perhaps true of psychoanalysis-this is the essential argument of the book.The chapters were originally poetry columns that the author wrote for Psychologist-Psychoanalyst and Division/Review (both journals of the Division of Psychoanalysis of the American Psychological Association). The chapters are arranged alphabetically by poet but otherwise follow no conceptual order. The author hopes that they might be read that way too-the book to be picked up, a few chapters read and thought about, and then put aside for reading more at another time.With a Foreword by Nancy McWilliams, PhD.
Category: Psychology

D H Lawrence The Thinker As Poet

Author : F. Becket
ISBN : 9780230378995
Genre : Literary Criticism
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D.H. Lawrence: The Thinker as Poet addresses a particular body of language and thought within Lawrence's oeuvre where the metaphorical, the poetic and the philosophical are intricately enmeshed. Lawrence emerges as a writer who pulls metaphor away from its merely rhetorical moorings: his distinctive style is the hallmark of one who thinks not analytically but poetically, about the birth of the self, the body unconscious, complex kinds of otherness and about metaphor itself as a mode of understanding.
Category: Literary Criticism

The Collected Works Of Sigmund Freud Psychoanalytic Studies Theoretical Essays Articles

Author : Sigmund Freud
ISBN : 9788026850502
Genre : Psychology
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This carefully crafted ebook: “The Collected Works of Sigmund Freud: Psychoanalytic Studies, Theoretical Essays & Articles” is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents: A General Introduction to Psychoanalysis The Interpretation of Dreams Psychopathology of Everyday Life Wit and Its Relation to the Unconscious Dream Psychology: Psychoanalysis for Beginners Selected Papers on Hysteria and Other Psychoneuroses Leonardo da Vinci Three Contributions to the Theory of Sex Totem and Taboo The Origin and Development of Psychoanalysis The History of the Psychoanalytic Movement Freud's Theories of the Unconscious by H. W. Chase
Category: Psychology

A Feast Of Creatures

Author : Craig Williamson
ISBN : UOM:39015008277181
Genre : Humor
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Category: Humor

Freud A Collection Of Critical Essays

Author : Perry Meisel
ISBN : UOM:39015046331743
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Essays consider the contributions of Freud to psychology and the study of literature, and examine the themes and influence of his writings
Category: Literary Criticism