Portraits of the Artist: Psychoanalysis of Creativity and its Vicissitudes

Portraits of the Artist: Psychoanalysis of Creativity and its Vicissitudes

by John E. Gedo

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ISBN-13: 9781135062088
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/13/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 330
File size: 15 MB
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About the Author

John E. Gedo, M.D., retired in 1990 as Training and Supervising Analyst, Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis. He is the author of numerous books for Analytic Press, including The Biology of Clinical Encounters (1991) and The Mind in Disorder (1998).

Table of Contents

Introduction, Gay  I. Psychoanalytic Studies of Creativity: A Retrospect  1. Biographical Studies  2. Studies of Aesthetics and Creativity  II. Clinical Studies  3. Creative Paralysis: The Captivity of Idleness  4. Barefoot and Pregnant: The Dilemma of the Woman Artist  5. Spared by the Fire from Heaven  6. The Psychology of Genius Revisited  III. Historical Studies  7. On van Gogh, Picasso, and the Dynamics of Creativity  8. Creativity and Psychopathology: van Gogh and Gauguin as Prototypes  9. Terribilita: The Paranoid Monster as Creative Genius  10. On the Lamentations of Doctor Faustus  IV. Creativity as Prophecy  11. Sigmund Freud and the Socratic Tradition  12. A Promise of Magic  13. Magna Est Vis Veritatis Tuae Et Praevalebit  14. The Air Trembles, for Demi-Gods Draw Near  Epilogue: The Artist in the Age of Mass Culture: Prophet in the Wilderness 

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