The Vitality of Objects: Exploring the Work of Christopher Bollas

The Vitality of Objects: Exploring the Work of Christopher Bollas

by Joseph Scalia
     
 

This distinctive collection marks the far-reaching influence of Christopher Bollas's lifework and thought. In documenting the originality, and indeed the compelling "vitality," of Bollas's writings, the contributors do more than pay tribute to one of the world's most innovative psychoanalysts: what they also offer, in rich bold brushstrokes, is an exquisite and timely… See more details below

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This distinctive collection marks the far-reaching influence of Christopher Bollas's lifework and thought. In documenting the originality, and indeed the compelling "vitality," of Bollas's writings, the contributors do more than pay tribute to one of the world's most innovative psychoanalysts: what they also offer, in rich bold brushstrokes, is an exquisite and timely picture of the fertile landscapes in art, literature, and other disciplines that border and bridge contemporary psychoanalysis.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780819565358
Publisher:
Wesleyan University Press
Publication date:
08/19/2002
Series:
Disseminations: Psychoanalysis in Contexts
Pages:
250
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

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Michael Eigen
“A mouth-watering collection of essays celebrating the evocative, tantalizing, multi-directionalal thought of a major psychoanalytic writer. Dip in and enjoy, lose your bearings and watch them swim around you, before reaching new, shining places. A rich tribute to Christopher Bollas’s love of creativity.”

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