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Author Adams, Michael Vannoy, 1947-
Title The fantasy principle : psychoanalysis of the imagination / Michael Vannoy Adams.
Imprint Hove ; New York : Brunner-Routledge, 2004.

Author Adams, Michael Vannoy, 1947-
Subject Jungian psychology.
Jungian Theory.
Imagery, Psychotherapy.
Description 1 online resource (xv, 252 pages)
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-236) and index.
Note Print version record.
Summary 'The Fantasy Principle' makes a strong case for a new school of psychoanalysis - the school of 'imaginal psychology'. It radically affirms the centrality of imagination and emphasizes the transformative impact of images.
Contents Chapter 1 The fantasy principle -- Imaginal psychology and the dethroning of "Mr. Reality" -- chapter 2 Compensation in the service of individuation -- Phenomenological essentialism and Jungian dream interpretation -- chapter 3 Jungian post-structural theory -- Structures versus constructs, concepts versus images -- chapter 4 Mythological knowledge -- Just how important is it in Jungian (and Freudian) analysis? -- chapter 5 The "womanning" of Schreber -- Catastrophe, creation, and the mythopoeic forces of mankind -- chapter 6 Dreaming of the Ku Klux Klan -- "Race," culture, and history in psychoanalysis -- chapter 7 Jung, Africa, and the "geopathology" of Europe -- Psychic place and displacement -- chapter 8 Refathering psychoanalysis, deliteralizing Hillman: -- Imaginal therapy, individual and cultural -- chapter 9 A baby is being eaten -- A case of cannibalistic malpractice and suicide -- chapter 10 The importance of being blasphemous -- Profanation versus resacralization.
ISBN 0203483766 (electronic bk.)
9780203483763 (electronic bk.)
1583918191 (Paper)
1583918183 (hdbk.)
OCLC # 56899636
Additional Format Print version: Adams, Michael Vannoy, 1947- Fantasy principle. Hove ; New York : Brunner-Routledge, 2004 1583918183 1583918191 (DLC) 2003018977 (OCoLC)52942900