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The Illusionless Man: Fantasies And Meditations Allen Wheelis

The Illusionless Man: Fantasies And Meditations

Allen Wheelis

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ISBN : 9780061319273
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The Illusionless Man is an exploration, sometimes comic, sometimes serious,into the process of disenchantment, regarded with sympathy by this eminent poet-philosopher of the psychoanalytic world. In the first four Fantasies, the illusions of love,MoreThe Illusionless Man is an exploration, sometimes comic, sometimes serious,into the process of disenchantment, regarded with sympathy by this eminent poet-philosopher of the psychoanalytic world. In the first four Fantasies, the illusions of love, memories, work, and death are exposed, while in the two concluding Meditations, Wheelis writes intimately as a psychoanalyst about the illusions of his chosen profession. Stimulating, wise, and elegant, The Illusionless Man speaks as eloquently now as it did on its first publication in 1966.This is a beautifully written statement of a philosophy which will please and uplift, both by its bittersweet aphoristic quality and the solidity of its message.-George Adelman, Library Journal