Striking at the Joints: Contemporary Psychology and Literary Criticism

Striking at the Joints: Contemporary Psychology and Literary Criticism

by John V. Knapp
     
 

This book uses a trio of contemporary psychological paradigms (family systems, subject/object differentiation and depression, and personality theory) to discuss six works of fiction.See more details below

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This book uses a trio of contemporary psychological paradigms (family systems, subject/object differentiation and depression, and personality theory) to discuss six works of fiction.

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...a worthwhile and courageous book. Knapp raises the right questions, and his proposed answers are informative, thought- provoking, and provide and excellent point of departure for anyobe wishing to take seriously...literary criticism's relation to the discipline of psychology.
— Norman N. Holland, University of Florida, Gainesville
Bert O. States
Knapp is a careful and a sane commentator on the whole issue of literature and psychology.
Norman N. Holland
...a worthwhile and courageous book. Knapp raises the right questions, and his proposed answers are informative, thought- provoking, and provide and excellent point of departure for anyobe wishing to take seriously...literary criticism's relation to the discipline of psychology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761802563
Publisher:
University Press of America
Publication date:
06/04/1996
Pages:
316
Product dimensions:
5.72(w) x 8.74(h) x 0.85(d)

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