Forces of Destiny: Psychoanalysis and Human Idiom

Forces of Destiny: Psychoanalysis and Human Idiom

by Christopher Bollas

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781315533391
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/03/2018
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 170
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Christopher Bollas is a psychoanalyst and former professor of English. His last book was Meaning and Melancholia: Life in the Age of Bewilderment.

Table of Contents

2018 Preface


Part One

1 A Theory for the True Self

2 The Destiny Drive

3 Off the Wall

4 The Psychoanalyst’s Celebration of the Analysand

5 The Psychoanalyst’s Multiple Function

Part Two

6 The Ghostline Personality

7 ‘Tripping’

8 The Anti-Narcissist

9 The Trauma of Incest

10 ‘Don’t Worry Your Father’

11 Historical Sets and the Conservative Process


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