BOOKS RECEIVED: Frederick Crews, “Freud: The Making of an Illusion” (Henry Holt, 2017)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley Since the 1970s, Sigmund Freuds scientific reputation has been in an accelerating tailspin;but nonetheless the idea persists that some of his contributions were visionary discoveries of lasting value. Now, drawing on rarely consulted archives,… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Jung, C. G., (Meredith Sabini, ed.), “C.G. Jung on Nature, Technology & Modern Life” (North Atlantic Books, 2016)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley While never losing sight of the rational, cultured mind, Jung speaks for the natural mind, source of the evolutionary experience and accumulated wisdom of our species. Through his own example, Jung shows how healing… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Bob Hunter, “Thurberville”
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley James Thurber’s Columbus was not today’s Columbus or even yesterdays. It was a Columbus he both knew and created, a place perched on the fringe of reality and the fringe of his imagination. It… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Gifford Pinchot, “Gifford Pinchot: Selected Writings” (Penn State UP, 2017)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley The founding chief of the U.S. Forest Service and twice governor of Pennsylvania, Gifford Pinchot was central to the early twentieth-century conservation movement in the United States and the political history and evolution of… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Tarja Laine: Bodies in Pain: Emotion and the Cinema of Darren Aronofsky (Berghahn Books, 2017)
The films of Darren Aronofsky invite emotional engagement by means of affective resonance between the film and the spectator’s lived body. Aronofsky’s films, which include a rich range of production from Requiem for a Dream to Black Swan, are often… Read More
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