Men in Love by Vittorio Lingiardi
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Men in Love
By Vittorio Lingiardi

Men in Love

Male Homosexualities from Ganymede to Batman

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Foreword by John Beebe See other recent books by John Beebe
Translated by Robert Hopcke See other recent books by Robert Hopcke
Format: Paperback

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Men in Love by Vittorio Lingiardi

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Just as there are many types of heterosexualities (Platonic, erotic, fraternal, repressed, master-slave), there are many types of homosexualities: the "typical" homosexual does not exist. In this beautifully written volume, psychiatrist and psychoanalyst Vittorio Lingiardi traces the journey of gay people and the search for spirituality from early Greek times to contemporary culture via the myths, poems and symbols of male homosexualities throughout the centuries. From the Greek myth of the rape of Ganymede to Roman and Nazi eagles, Michelangelo's loves to the voice of Maria Callas, the relationship of Batman and Robin to the letters between Freud and Jung, this voyage into our collective unconscious reveals much about the way we all - gay or straight - feel about the range of relationships between men. Lingiardi argues that sexuality and spirit are complexities that risk being impoverished by the language of science. Recent writings about homosexuality have been split between dry, clinical metaanalyses and mass market self-help books. However, the mystery of human sexuality cannot be completely summed up using only psychoanalytic or biological models. Any comprehensive discussion of sexuality must include an acknowledgment of the poetic roots of eros.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780812695151
ISBN-10: 0812695151
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 18mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Open Court Publishing Co ,U.S.
Publisher: Open Court Publishing Co ,U.S.
Publish Date: 23-Apr-2002
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Vittorio Lingiardi

John Beebe, president of the C.G. Jung Institute of San Francisco and author of Integrity in Depth, will write a foreword. Co-translator Robert H. Hopcke is well known for books such as Fairy Tales: Traditional Tales Retold for Gay Men. Vittorio Lingiardi, M.D., is a practicing psychiatrist and psychoanalyst in Milan. He is a professor of psychology at the University of Rome and a member of the International Association of Analytical Psychology.

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