Psyche Reborn

Psyche Reborn : The Emergence of H.D.

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... a major study of the poetry." -Sandra M. Gilbert, New York Times Book Review

... the first book-length study to approach H.D. from a feminist perspective.... Psyche Reborn is a valuable book not only for H.D. specialists but also for those interested in twentieth-century intellectual history." -Cheryl Walker, Signs

... lucid, deeply informed assessment... " -Joanne Felt Diehl, Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature

Indiana University Press should be heartily commended for promoting Psyche Reborn in paperback, hence making this vital critical work more widely available." -Lesbian and Gay Studies Newsletter

... a richly documented, polemical, and intelligent study... Friedman's is a splendid and rewarding achievement." -The Year's Work in English Studies
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Product details

  • Paperback | 356 pages
  • 153.9 x 227.1 x 23.1mm | 567g
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0253204496
  • 9780253204493
  • 2,184,479

Table of contents


Part I: H.D. and Psychoanalytic Tradition
1. Freud as Guardian of Beginnings: Biographical Roots of Psychoanalytic Influence
2. Hieroglyphic Voices: The Unconscious and Psychoanalytic Modes of Translation
3. Delphi of the Mind: The Unconscious as Muse and Prophet\
4. Transcendental Issues: Artist and Scientist in Debate
5. The Professor Was Not Always Right: Woman and Man in Conflict

Part II: H.D. and Religious Tradition
6. Initiations: Biographical Roots of Occult Influence
7. Companions of the Flame: Syncretist Mythmaking in the Crucible of War
8. Born of One Mother: Re-Vision of Patriarchal Tradition
9. Poetics of Conflict and Transcendence: Kabbalah and the Search for Wholeness

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