In contrast to the many books written about the devastating effects of actual incest, Perkins examines the meaning for everyone (actual victim or not) of the symbolism of incest imagery. He outlines for contemporary men and women the symbolic journey that leads to maturity, authentic individuality, and liberated creativity.

The Forbidden Self 1993, Shambhala Publications, Boston, MA

ISBN-13: 9780877738718

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