Father, Dont You See Im Burning?: Reflections on Sex, Narcissism, Symbolism, and Murder: From Everything to Nothing

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Father, Dont You See Im Burning?: Reflections on Sex, Narcissism, Symbolism, and Murder: From Everything to Nothing - Shengold, Leonard, Dr., M.D.
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This book from Dr Leonard Shengold presents a psychoanalytic view of the human life cycle, from the infant's narcissistic feeling of being everything to the final nothing at the end of life. Father, don't you see I'm burning? - a quote from a dream discussed by Freud - is used in a variety of contexts throughout the book to refer to the instinctual drives and bodily sensations that make up the infant's inner world. In symbolic form, these urges continue to dominate our psychic life, causing us to burn with desire, ambition, ...

Father, Dont You See Im Burning?: Reflections on Sex, Narcissism, Symbolism, and Murder: From Everything to Nothing 1991, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300050042

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