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By Salman Akhtar,Vamik D. Volkan

ISBN-10: 1782201661

ISBN-13: 9781782201663

'This booklet is a huge contribution to tradition and to the psychoanalytic literature. The authors discover how animals, either wild and domesticated, have robust symbolic meanings in our psyches, mythology, faith, literature, paintings, tune, and pop culture. From the prehistoric artwork of Lascaux to Picasso, from The Fly to the yankee eagle, the psychoanalytic perceptions are refined and suggestive, the classy, movie, and nationwide insights are a delight.'-Peter Loewenberg, Dean, Southern California Psychoanalytic Institute, Professor of background and Political Psychology, UCLA'Our cousins - the animals - swarm, creep, fly, swim, and move slowly all approximately us, even sharing our homes and infesting bodies. We hunt them, breed, them, dress ourselves with them, and devour them for dinner (as they typically do to us). They populate our literature, myths, religions, arts, our language and its metaphors, and so they hang-out our subconscious fantasies and our desires. The profoundest, fiercest, and so much intimate urges and emotions inside us are our animal passions and instincts. The parade of animals that accompany us via this lifestyles is held up for evaluation and appreciation in those pleasant essays, all of which proportion a commitment to the certainty of human lifestyles and tradition throughout the lens of psychoanalytic thought in its manifold diversity.'- Robert A. Paul, PhD, Candler Professor of Anthropology and Dean, Emory College

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