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Absent fathers, lost sons; the search for masculine identity

By: Corneau, Guy
Material type: TextTextSeries: (A C.G. Jung Foundation book)Boston & London Shambhala c1991Edition: 1st edDescription: xii, 186p.; bibliography; indexContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volume ISBN: 0-87773-603-0Subject(s): Men--Psychology | Masculinity (Psychology) | Fathers and Sons | Jungian psychology | Men | Masculine Principle
Contents:
1 The absent father. 2 Lost sons. 3 The fear of intimacy. 4 Repressed aggression. 5 The blood of the father. 6 Beneficial depression. 7 Breaking the silence
Abstract: 'An experience of the fragility of conventional images of masculinity is something many modern men share....Corneau traces this experience to an even deeper feeling men have of their fathers' silence or absence--sometimes literal, but especially emotional and spiritual....[The baby boom] generation marks a critical phase in the loss of the masculine initiation rituals that in the past ensured a boy's passage into manhood....engaging examination of the many different ways this missing link manifests in men's lives....'
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Trans. of Pere manquant, fils manque, pub. by Editions de l'Homme. Trans. by Larry Shouldice.

1 The absent father. 2 Lost sons. 3 The fear of intimacy. 4 Repressed aggression. 5 The blood of the father. 6 Beneficial depression. 7 Breaking the silence

'An experience of the fragility of conventional images of masculinity is something many modern men share....Corneau traces this experience to an even deeper feeling men have of their fathers' silence or absence--sometimes literal, but especially emotional and spiritual....[The baby boom] generation marks a critical phase in the loss of the masculine initiation rituals that in the past ensured a boy's passage into manhood....engaging examination of the many different ways this missing link manifests in men's lives....'

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