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Bargains with Fate

Psychological Crises and Conflicts in Shakespeare and His Plays

Bargains with Fate( )
Author: Paris, Bernard J.
Foreword by: Rubin, Theodore Isaac
ISBN:978-1-4128-0873-6
Publication Date:Mar 2009
Publisher:Routledge
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $48.95
Book Description:

The enduring appeal of Shakespeare's works derives largely from the fact that they contain brilliantly drawn characters. The author's combination of literary and psychoanalytic perspectives guides us to a humane understanding of Shakespeare and his protagonists, and, in turn, to a more profound knowledge of ourselves and human behavior.

Book Details
Pages:332
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / Shakespeare
Literary Criticism / General
Literary Criticism / Subjects & Themes / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches
Book Weight:1 Pounds
Author Biography
Paris, Bernard J. (Author)
Theodore Isaac Rubin was born in Brooklyn, New York on April 11, 1923. He received a bachelor's degree from Brooklyn College in 1946. After serving in the Navy, he received a medical degree from the University of Lausanne in Switzerland in 1951. He did his residency at the Los Angeles V.A. Hospital before completing his specialty in psychiatry at Downstate Medical School in Brooklyn. He trained in analysis at the American Institute of Psychoanalysis. He joined the faculty there in the early 1960s and had a private practice in Manhattan.

He also wrote fiction and nonfiction books. His novel, Lisa and David, was adapted into a movie in 1962. His nonfiction and self-help books included Compassion and Self-Hate, The Angry Book, Overcoming Indecisiveness, The Thin Book by a Formerly Fat Psychiatrist, and Love Me, Love My Fool. He wrote a column in Ladies' Home Journal and often appeared on television to discuss mental health, therapy, and people's daily emotional struggles. He died on February 16, 2019 at the age of 95.

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