Old Age

Old Age

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Baker & Taylor
Looks at how old age and suffering are dealt with in Homer's "Odyssey," Shakespeare's "King Lear" and "Tempest," and Eliot's "Little Gidding"

Perseus Publishing
In this classic text on aging wisely, the renowned Jungian analyst Helen M. Luke reflects on the final journeys described in Homer’s Odyssey, Shakespeare’s King Lear and The Tempest, and T. S. Eliot’s Little Gidding, and also on suffering. In examining some of the great masterpieces of literature produced by writers at the ends of their lives, she elucidates the difference between growing old and disintegrating and encourages us to grow emotionally and mentally in this culminating stage of our own lives.


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In this classic text on aging wisely, the renowned Jungian analyst Helen M. Luke reflects on the final journeys described in Homer’s Odyssey, Shakespeare’s King Lear and The Tempest, and T. S. Eliot’s Little Gidding, and also on suffering. In examining some of the great masterpieces of literature produced by writers at the ends of their lives, she elucidates the difference between growing old and disintegrating and encourages us to grow emotionally and mentally in this culminating stage of our own lives.


Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Parabola Books, [1987]
Copyright Date: ©1987
ISBN: 9780930407056
0930407059
9780930407049
0930407040
Branch Call Number: 809.9335 LUKE
Characteristics: x, 112 pages ; 23 cm

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