With A Woman's Voice

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Daniels, author of Caleb, My Son, here tells of her troubled childhood, which included bouts of anorexia and mental illness. Her struggle to overcome her problems resulted in a bestselling book and a Guggenheim Fellowship.

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With A Woman's Voice: A Writer's Struggle for Emotional Freedom

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Overview

Daniels, author of Caleb, My Son, here tells of her troubled childhood, which included bouts of anorexia and mental illness. Her struggle to overcome her problems resulted in a bestselling book and a Guggenheim Fellowship.

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Editorial Reviews

Psychologist-Psychoanalyst Newsletter
A fascinating experience for anyone interested in psychoanalysis, art, and the relationship between the two. A wonderful stand-alone story of a very bright young woman's struggle with mental illness and her ultimate victory at forcing her creativity to triumph over the confusion and conflict she faced.
— Bryant Welch, PhD, JD
Psychologist-Psychoanalyst Newsletter - Bryant Welch
A fascinating experience for anyone interested in psychoanalysis, art, and the relationship between the two. A wonderful stand-alone story of a very bright young woman's struggle with mental illness and her ultimate victory at forcing her creativity to triumph over the confusion and conflict she faced.
Louise Bourgeois
Lucy Daniels mines the past in an effort to understand the present and take hold of her creativity. In following this journey of self-discovery, you can't help but look into the mirror of your own life.
Library Journal
In 1951, at age 17 and just over 50 pounds, Daniels was admitted to a mental hospital, where she remained for several years. While enduring electro-convulsive shock therapy, insulin injections, and force feedings, she wrote a best-selling novel, Caleb, My Son, addressing generational conflict and racial inequality in the South in the 1950s. A few years later, with a Guggenheim fellowship, she wrote High on a Hill, a fictionalized account of life in a mental hospital. With this memoir (clearly steeped in Freudian psychoanalytical theories and principles), Daniels provides accounts of her anorexia nervosa, writer's block, continuous psychotherapy sessions, and the road to finding her voice. Reliving the past in writing the memoir (her first book in 40 years) must have been both painful and releasing for Daniels, who has been a practicing clinical psychologist since 1977. Readers will experience her sense of loss and her struggle to clarify childhood experiences that became the focus of adulthood therapy sessions. The result is occasionally difficult and painful reading. Most suitable for public libraries and for autobiographical collections. Jeris F. Cassel, Rutgers Univ. Libs., New Brunswick, NJ Copyright 2002 Cahners Business Information.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781568332505
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc
  • Publication date: 1/28/2002
  • Pages: 356
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.81 (d)

Meet the Author

Lucy Daniels is a writer and clinical psychologist based in Raleigh, North Carolina. She is the founder of the Lucy Daniels Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to fostering emotional and creative freedom through education, outreach, research, and psychoanalytic treatment; and the Lucy Daniels Center for Early Childhood, a preschool program that uses psychoanalytic principles to promote the emotional development of young children and their parents.
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