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The Ways of the Will : Selected Essays :  Selected Essays - Leslie H. Farber

The Ways of the Will : Selected Essays

Selected Essays

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The psychologist Leslie Farber, who died in 1981, has been revered as one of the most astute observers of the human condition and a writer of penetrating wisdom. His essays, on topics as diverse as the pornographic anguish of jealousy and the despair of psychotherapy, were collected in 1966 (The Ways of the Will) and 1976 (Lying, Despair, Jealousy, Envy, Sex, Suicide, Drugs, and the Good Life) and have been out of print for nearly twenty years. Based partly on his experiences as a therapist, but more importantly on his special insight, Dr. Farber's observations provide us with a unique glimpse into ourselves that is frequently startling, but in the end always consoling.

Prefacep. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. xi
Introductionp. xiii
Lying on the Couchp. 3
Schizophrenia and the Mad Psychotherapistp. 21
Harry Stack Sullivan and the American Dreamp. 47
Thinking About Willp. 75
Will and Anxietyp. 87
Will and Willfulness in Hysteriap. 113
Despair and the Life of Suicidep. 133
He Said, She Saidp. 159
On Jealousyp. 179
I'm Sorry, Dearp. 205
Faces of Envyp. 233
O Death, Where Is Thy Sting-a-Ling-a-Ling?p. 247
Family Reunionp. 273
Afterwordp. 287
Indexp. 303
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ISBN: 9780465023585
ISBN-10: 0465023584
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 352
Published: December 2000
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.73 x 13.89  x 2.36
Weight (kg): 0.39
Edition Number: 1
Edition Type: Enlarged