Perversion

Author: Fiona Ross
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 0429917228
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Theoretical understanding of perversion is neglected in analytical psychology, and narrowly developed in psychoanalysis, where it traditionally refers to sexual perversion. Etymological exploration of the word "perversion", including its use in religious, moral, sociological and legal contexts, reveals a wider meaning than that adopted in psychoanalysis. The aim of the author is to revise the psychoanalytic model through the introduction of Jungian concepts that extend the understanding of perversion beyond the bounds of sexuality to a more general relational context. By describing the development of psychoanalytic thinking on perversion in detail, the author is able to highlight the central differences between the Freudian and Jungian interpretive traditions and to explain why Jungian ideas on perversion have remained underdeveloped, leading to the absence of a unique or available Jungian contribution to the theory of perversion.

The Golden Age of Myth Legend

Author: Thomas Bulfinch
Publisher: Wordsworth Editions
ISBN: 9781853263071
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For over a hundred years Thomas Bulfinch's masterpiece on ancient myth and legend has been consulted by scholars and lay readers alike. The timeless stories of the gods and goddesses of Greece, Rome and Northern mythology are brought to life, and throughout the book Bulfinch shows, by extensive and resonant quotation, how these images have enormously enriched the development of English literature, from Byron to Shakespeare, from Keats and Milton to Wordsworth and Tennyson.In addition, there is a chapter on Eastern religion and myth, together with maps of the ancient world, a list of proverbial expressions, a 24-page glossary and index, and an index to the poetical quotations.

Motives for Fiction

Author: Robert Alter
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674587625
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âeoeFor many serious readers,âe Robert Alter writes in his preface, âeoethe novel still matters, and I have tried here to suggest some reasons why that should be so.âe In his wide-ranging discussion, Alter examines the imitation of reality in fiction to find out why mimesis has become problematic yet continues to engage us deeply as readers. Alter explores very different sorts of novels, from the self-conscious artifices of Sterne and Nabokov to what seem to be more realistic texts, such as those of Dickens, Flaubert, John Fowles, and the early Norman Mailer. Attention is also given to such individual critics as Edmund Wilson and Alfred Kazin and to current critical schools. In Alter's essays, a particular book or movement or juxtaposition of writers provides the occasion for the exploration of a general intellectual issue. The scrutiny of well-chosen passages, the joining of images or themes or ideas, the associative and intuitive processes that lead to the right phrase and the right loop of syntax for the matter at hand-all these come together unexpectedly to illuminate both the text in question and the general issue. Recent discussions of mimesis in fiction generally proceed from a single thesis. By contrast, Motives for Fiction offers an empirical approach, attempting to define mimesis in its various guises by careful critical readings of a heterogeneous sampling of literary texts. Intelligent and good-humored, the book is also old-fashioned enough to wonder whether mimesis might not be a task or responsibility to which much contemporary fiction has not proved entirely adequate.

Collage City

Author: Colin Rowe
Publisher: Birkhäuser
ISBN: 9783764356088
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«Collage City» ist eine Kritik der modernen Architektur und zugleich der Aufruf, Theorie und Praxis von Planung und Städtebau zu überdenken. Colin Rowe und Fred Koetter erklären die moderne Architektur als Heilsbotschaft und den modernen Städtebau als Versuch, eine Idealvorstellung von totaler Ordnung zu verwirklichen.

The CSB Study Bible For Women Teal Flowers LeatherTouch

Author: CSB Bibles by Holman
Publisher: B&H Publishing Group
ISBN: 1433651297
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Equipping you to go deeper into God's Word, The Study Bible for Women is the most comprehensive study Bible ever prepared for women and by women. In this one-volume library of resources, authors trained in biblical studies and the original languages of Scripture provide an incomparable study experience to reveal the meaning, context and applications for the text of Scripture.

This Perversion Called Love

Author: Margherita Long
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 9780804772518
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This Perversion Called Love positions one of Japan's most canonical and best translated 20th century authors at the center of contemporary debates in feminism. Examining sexual perversion in Tanizaki's aesthetic essays, cultural criticism, cinema writings and short novels from the 1930s, it argues that Tanizaki understands human subjectivity in remarkably Freudian terms, but that he is much more critical than Freud about what it means for the possibility of love. According to Tanizaki, perversion involves not the proliferation of interesting gender positions, but rather the tragic absence of even two sexes, since femininity is only defined as man's absence, supplement, or complement. In this fascinating work, author Margherita Long reads Tanizaki with a theoretical complexity he demands but has seldom received. As a critique of the historicist and gender-focused paradigms that inform much recent work in Japanese literary and cultural studies, This Perversion Called Love offers exciting new interpretations that should spark controversy in the fields of feminist theory and critical Asian studies.

Human Values The Tagorean Panorama

Author: Chakraborty S K
Publisher: New Age International
ISBN: 9788122405248
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``Rabindranath Tagores Epic Life Spanned The Last Four Decades Of The 19Th Century And The First Four Of The 20Th. Possibly The Most Versatile Aesthetic Genius India Has Produced, He Was A School Dropout Who Became In 1913 The First Asian To Be Awarded The Nobel Prize For Literature For English Translations Of His Own Poems, Gitanjali(``Offerings Of Song``).But The Fine Arts Were Not His Sole Concern. Tagore Was Deeply Involved In The Swadeshi And Freedom Movements. The Appellative``Mahatma``By Which Gandhi Is Known World-Wide Was Given To Him By His Respected Mentor Tagore. Whom He Addressed As``Gurudev``. Subhas Bose And Nehru Had Profound Admiration For Him. In Protest Against The Jalianwala Bagh Atrocities He Relinquished The Knighthood Conferred Upon Him By The British Government.He Was A Pioneer In Experimenting With Grassroots Co-Operatives For Rural Reconstruction. Aworid-Wide Traveller, He Conceived Of A Universal University (Vishva Bharati) At Shantiniketan As A Meeting Ground Of The Best Of The East And The West To Develop The Complete Man. Tagore Is The Only Poet Whose Compositions Have Been Chosen By Two Countries As Their National Anthems: India Andbangladesh.``

The Debunker

Author: Ted Lenney
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1483677540
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Many of the modern theories, are viewed as facts, when in actuality, they are just educated guesses, from times, more technologically challenged.. People assume that the theories, are a given, and should be accepted by all. Its considered politically unacceptable, to disagree with their assumptions, when in actuality, its unhealthy, to always agree, and become, close minded.. In the book The Debunker, I use logic, to disprove several popular theories. Sometimes, do to modern day prejudices, my views may seem controversial, at fi rst, but with careful consideration, you will see, that it is really the politically correct stance, that is controversial. The Theories of Einstein, and Darwin, along with ones in the fi elds of geology, psychology, anthropology and theology, along with several other theories (many that are not considered controversial, and are considered to be facts), are debunked., with basic logic. I have also included witty phrases, and sensible advise, on how to live a good life. Its just a little book, that I wrote, to help people live more heavenly, enlightened, lives. I hope you enjoy it, and prosper from it, too.