Retelling a Life
By (author) Roy Schafer
Normal Price: $26.66
Your Price: $24.00 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $2.67! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $1.20 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 8-11 days
Retelling a Life by Roy Schafer
Book DescriptionHere is the long-awaited new book by the influential, always provocative psychoanalyst, Roy Schafer. It focuses on a vacuum that has developed between psychoanalysis and critical thinkers in the social sciences and humanities. Schafer's goal is to weave psychoanalytic discourse into the tapestry of modern trends in intellectual history, notably linguistic and hermeneutic approaches to interpretation.The manner in which we "narrate" our lives is the central theme of psychoanalytic discourse and a critical issue for all of us, Roy Schafer argues. Narrating, giving an account, presenting a version: these terms make up the core vocabulary of the narrative approach. From this perspective, Schafer offers a new understanding of such diverse issues as men's struggle against sentimentality; women and power; happiness and failure; and analysts' sublimated love for their patients.Whether he's redefining the self, reinterpreting Freud, or counteracting the stereotype of the aloof, authoritarian, and patriarchal analyst, Schafer's rich observations will inform and stimulate not only analysts but all those interested in psychoanalytic thought as an intellectual current of our times.
Buy Retelling a Life book by Roy Schafer from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780465069385
(203mm x 135mm x 23mm)
Imprint: Basic Books
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 8-Apr-1994
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Roy Schafer
Tragic Knots In Psychoanalysis, Paperback (August 2009)
A collection of papers on clinical, theoretical and applied aspects of psychoanalysis that take up various aspects of unconscious mental processes and conflicts and their expression in the clinical transference and countertransference.
Tradition and Change in Psychoanalysis, Paperback (January 1997)» View all books by Roy Schafer
Traces a line of continuity in psychoanalysis back to Freud and his immediate followers, and describes the major transformations that followed, particularly in the works of Heinz Hartmann and the ego psychologists, and Hanna Segal and the contemporary Kleinians of London.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Retelling a Life book by Roy Schafer and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Roy Schafer
Roy Schafer, Ph.D., is a training and supervising analyst at Columbia University's Psychoanalytic Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research. He was the first Freud Memorial Professor at University College in London and has been honored twice by the American Psychological Association for his contributions to psychoanalysis and professional knowledge. He lectures extensively throughout the United States and abroad and is the author of, among other works, A New Language for Psychoanalysis, Aspects of Internalization, and The Analytic Attitude (Basic, 1983).
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687