By Force of Fantasy: How We Make Our Lives

Paperback | December 1, 1996

byEthel S. Person

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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""

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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""

Format:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 8.42 × 5.4 × 0.66 inPublished:December 1, 1996Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group

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ISBN - 10:0140259961

ISBN - 13:9780140259964

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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.