No Holds Barred: A Collection Of Psychoanalytic Book Reviews by Salman AkhtarNo Holds Barred: A Collection Of Psychoanalytic Book Reviews by Salman Akhtar

No Holds Barred: A Collection Of Psychoanalytic Book Reviews

bySalman Akhtar

Paperback | September 1, 2016

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In this volume, psychoanalyst and poet Salman Akhtar directs his attention to recent books by Leo Rangell, Otto Kernberg, Stefano Bolognini, Madeleine and Willy Baranger, Osamu Kitayama, Andrea Celenza, Peter Rudnytsky, and Andrea Sabbadini, among others. Taking the views of these distinguished analytic scholars as a starting point, Akhtar addresses topics as diverse as a core unifying theory of psychoanalysis, inseparability of love and hate, man-dog relationship, time and space, erotic countertransference, Freud’s authoritarianism, and the mythic animal to human transformation across cultures. Casting his net wide, Akhtar familiarizes his readers with psychoanalytic literature not only from North America and Europe but also from Latin America, Asia, and Australia. No Holds Barred is a great introduction to the current trends and regional nuances of psychoanalysis across the globe.
Salman Akhtar, MD, is Professor of Psychiatry at Jefferson Medical College and a Training and Supervising Analyst at the Psychoanalytic Center of Philadelphia. He has served on the editorial boards of the International Journal of Psychoanalysis, Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association, and Psychoanalytic Quarterly.
Title:No Holds Barred: A Collection Of Psychoanalytic Book ReviewsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.6 inPublished:September 1, 2016Publisher:Pitchstone PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1939578701

ISBN - 13:9781939578709

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Editorial Reviews

"Salman Akhtar is to psychoanalysis what Isaac Asimov was to science and science fiction and what Stephen King is to the genre of fantasy and horror. He is as prolific as he is informative and entertaining to read. This time, he has combined his talent with that of the authors of many recent psychoanalytic books that are of interest to him and to all of us in psychoanalysis and related fields. I recommend No Holds Barred enthusiastically as an exciting journey across and through the world of current psychoanalytic thought." —Martin Silverman, MD Book Review Editor, The Psychoanalytic Quarterly