Preface; Prologue; 1. The search for meaning 2. The Great War and the manic moment 3. The crash 4. Human character changes 5. Fractured selves 6. Normopathy and the compound syndrome 7. Transmissive selves 8. New forms of thinking 9. Resuscitation 10. Anti globalization 11. The democratic mind 12. "I hear that..." 13. Paranoia 14. Ideology 15. The pieces of the puzzle
Christopher Bollas is a psychoanalyst and former professor of English. His last book was When The Sun Burst: The Enigma of Schizophrenia.
Praise for Christopher Bollas: "One of the two most important living theoreticians in the world of psychoanalysis."-Al Haaretz "The most influential psychoanalyst writing in English today."-The Townsend Center, University of California, Berkeley "The most evocative psychoanalytic writer we have."-Adam Phillips