From Our Editors
Freud placed dreams at center stage of our psychic lives, relegating fantasy to a minor role, and even claiming that happy people do not fantasize. In this groundbreaking book, Dr. Person challenges this view, arguing that, far from being only a "substitute gratification", fantasy is central to our lives and essential to our well-being...
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Illuminating a taboo topic, a noted psychoanalyst sheds light on a long-neglected, but very significant, area of our lives--fantasy."Groundbreaking. . . . Person is a Cousteau of the psychological deep, as she dives into the colorful and transformative world of fantasy."--Molly Haskell, "author of "From Rape to Reverence""