Listen, Little Man!

Paperback | January 1, 1974

byWilhelm ReichIllustratorWilliam SteigTranslated byRalph Manheim

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Listen, Little Man! is a great physician's quiet talk to each one of us, the average human being, the Little Man. Written in 1946 in answer to the gossip and defamation that plagued his remarkable career, it tells how Reich watched, at first naively, then with amazement, and finally with horror, at what the Little Man does to himself; how he suffers and rebels; how he esteems his enemies and murders his friends; how, wherever he gains power as a "representative of the people," he misuses this power and makes it crueler than the power it has supplanted.

Reich has us to look honestly at ourselves and to assume responsibility for our lives and for the great untapped potential that lies in the depth of human nature.

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Listen, Little Man! is a great physician's quiet talk to each one of us, the average human being, the Little Man. Written in 1946 in answer to the gossip and defamation that plagued his remarkable career, it tells how Reich watched, at first naively, then with amazement, and finally with horror, at what the Little Man does to himself; ...

Wilhelm Reich, a native of Austria, was born in 1897. His many other works include The Function of the Orgasm, Character Analysis, and The Mass Psychology of Fascism. He died in 1957.William Steig (1907-2003) was a cartoonist, illustrator and author of award-winning books for children, including Shrek!, on which the DreamWorks movies ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 7.98 × 5.3 × 0.48 inPublished:January 1, 1974Publisher:Farrar, Straus And Giroux

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ISBN - 10:0374504016

ISBN - 13:9780374504014

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