Old Age: Journey into Simplicity

Ageing Well | Growing Older

In this classic text on ageing wisely, the renowned Jungian analyst Helen M. Luke reflects on the final journeys described in Homer's Odyssey, Shakespeare's King Lear, and T.S. Eliot's Little Gidding, as well as devoting attention to suffering.

In examining some of the great masterpieces of literature produced by writers at the end of their lives, she elucidates the difference between growing old and disintegrating, encouraging the reader to grow emotionally and mentally during the final stage of life.


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  • : Lindisfarne Books
  • : 216mm X 138mm X 8mm
  • : United States
  • : 0.177
  • : 9781584200796
  • : SteinerBooks, Inc
  • : July 2010
  • : general