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: Frank Kelleter, ed., “Media of Serial Narrative” (Ohio State UP, 2017)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley Media of Serial Narrative, edited by Frank Kelleter, is the first book-length study to address the increasingly popular topic of serial narratives, specifically, how practices and forms of seriality shape media throughout the landscape… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: David Prendergast and Chiara Garattini, eds., “Aging and the Digital Life Course” (Berghahn, 2017)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley Across the life course, new forms of community, ways of keeping in contact, and practices for engaging in work, healthcare, retail, learning and leisure are evolving rapidly. Breaking new ground in the study of… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Laura Anne Kalba, “Color in the Age of Impressionism: Commerce, Technology, and Art” (Penn State UP, 2017)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley This study analyzes the impact of color-making technologies on the visual culture of nineteenth-century France, from the early commercialization of synthetic dyes to the Lumire brothers perfection of the autochrome color photography process. Focusing… Read More
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