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Rites and myths of seduction / Aldo Carotenuto ; translated by Joan Tambureno.

By: Carotenuto, Aldo
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Wilmette, Ill. : Chiron Publications, 2002Description: 216 pages ; 23 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1888602198Subject(s): Psychoanalysis | Seduction -- Psychological aspects | Jungian psychologyDDC classification: 150.19/54 LOC classification: BF173 | .C412 2002
Contents:
1 Being elsewhere. 2 Countenance/mask. 3 Becoming invisible. 4 A troubling method of procedure. 5 A particular relationship. 6 Three voices. 7 The language of desire. 8 Providing a face for the phantasm. 9 I have vision, therefore I exist. 10 Proposals from the misty north. 11 By the hand of a statue. 12 Encountering psychic reality. 13 The dream of the chameleon. 14 A particular kind of deceit
Summary: '...Carotenuto examines the unconscious motivations at play in seduction in infancy, in the couple relationship, and in the analytical relationship. Seduction includes a secret invitation to embrace transformation, an openness to change despite risks and suffering. The many facets of seduction are illuminated through a lively discussion of Satan, figures from Greek mythology, star-crossed lovers such as Paolo and Francesca, and the master of seduction, Don Juan....This book fosters a clear understanding of the affective roots of seduction that can lead to transformation and the discovery of a new identity.'
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [202]-210) and index.

1 Being elsewhere. 2 Countenance/mask. 3 Becoming invisible. 4 A troubling method of procedure. 5 A particular relationship. 6 Three voices. 7 The language of desire. 8 Providing a face for the phantasm. 9 I have vision, therefore I exist. 10 Proposals from the misty north. 11 By the hand of a statue. 12 Encountering psychic reality. 13 The dream of the chameleon. 14 A particular kind of deceit

'...Carotenuto examines the unconscious motivations at play in seduction in infancy, in the couple relationship, and in the analytical relationship. Seduction includes a secret invitation to embrace transformation, an openness to change despite risks and suffering. The many facets of seduction are illuminated through a lively discussion of Satan, figures from Greek mythology, star-crossed lovers such as Paolo and Francesca, and the master of seduction, Don Juan....This book fosters a clear understanding of the affective roots of seduction that can lead to transformation and the discovery of a new identity.'

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