The cry for myth by Rollo May

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Published by Delta in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Mythology -- Therapeutic use.,
  • Psychotherapy.

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StatementRollo May.
The Physical Object
Pagination320 p. ;
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22859367M
ISBN 100385306857

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An influential psychologist, he was the best-selling author of Love and Will, as well as the author of The Courage to Create, Man's Search for Himself, The Meaning of Anxiety, and Psychology and the Human Dilemma.

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What I like most about The Cry for Myth is Rollo May's ability to transform the timeless wisdom of myth into a timely and brilliant commentary upon both contemporary culture and psychotherapy.

The book is lucid, deep, powerful, and, above all, wise/5(27). The cry for myth User Review - Not Available - Book The cry for myth book. Since his introduction of modern philosophy to American psychiatric practice in the United States (Existence, ), May has provided readers with accessible texts on many psychological issues 4/5(2).

The cry for myth by Rollo May,Norton edition, in English - 1st :   The Cry for Myth was May's last major work prior to his death at the age of eighty-four.

It contains the hard-won wisdom of a lifetime/5(20). Get this from a library. The cry for myth. [Rollo May] -- An examination of myths as they are immediately present in the consciousness and unconsciousness of contemporary living people in the West. May traces myths--Classical Greece, Dante's Middle Ages.

The Cry for Myth was May's last major work prior to his death at the age of eighty-four. It contains the hard-won wisdom of a lifetime. Much of it had been published elsewhere over the years--long before Joseph Campbell's sudden popularity-- but May felt strongly about making a cohesive statement regarding the vital importance of myth and how much we need it today.

The Cry for Myth () is a book by the American existential psychologist Rollo May, in which he proposes that modern people need myths to make sense of their lives, and that without myth they are prey to anxiety and addiction. Review of The Cry for Myth by Rollo May Ma In all the significant books written by Rollo May, this is the book which has had the greatest impact upon me and my thinking.

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Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you /5(2). --Our personal crises in myths --In search of our roots --Myth and memory --Freud and the mystery of myths --The great myth of the new land --Individualism and our age of narcissism --Gatsby and the American dream --The therapist and the journey into hell --Peer Gynt: a man's problem in loving --Briar Rose revisited --Faust: the myth of.

Editions for The Cry for Myth: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ),   The cry for myth by Rollo May,Delta edition, in EnglishCited by: The plaint strikes May as particularly poignant when ""home"" is defined as a supportive, enclosing structure of communal myths.

In the late 20th century, May says, as old Western myths fall by the wayside and few arise to take their place, young people find themselves in a kind of spiritual and metaphysical chaos. The cry for myth. New York: Delta. Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide) May, Rollo.

The Cry for Myth. New York: Delta. Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide) May, Rollo, The Cry for Myth. New York: Delta, MLA Citation (style guide) May, Rollo.

The Cry for Myth. New York: Delta, Print. Reprint. Orginallly published: New York: Norton, Includes bibliographical references and index What is a myth.

-- Our personal crises in myths -- In search of our roots -- Myth and memory -- Freud and the mystery of myths -- The great myth of the new land -- Individualism and our age of narcissism -- Gatsby and the American dream -- The therapist and the journey into hell -- Peer Gynt.

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May calls for new myths which will bring us closer to the natural world, to the. Insights into the healing role of myths in our lives today. Myths provide strength and a sense of roots and values.

They offer a mirror to reveal the source of our anxieties and the means by which they may be resolved. Surfacing from our subconscious, they empower us to begin the healing process and become a focal point for our recovery. An illustration of an open book.

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—Stephanie Merry, Book World editor Jump to age.In his classic book Mere Christianity, C.S. Lewis observed: “Sameness is to be found most among the most ‘natural’ men, not among those who surrender to monotonously alike all the great tyrants and conquerors have been; how gloriously different are the saints.” Reading these words, I can’t help but think of the Christian leaders who claim that God designed specific.

He is the author of a memoir and critical analysis of the Iraq War, Ghostriders of Baghdad: Soldiers, Civilians, and the Myth of the Surge. His forthcoming book, Patriotic Dissent: America in the Age of Endless War (Heyday Books) is available for pre-order.

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