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Author Capps, Donald.

Title Erik Erikson's verbal portraits : Luther, Gandhi, Einstein, Jesus / Donald Capps
Published Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, 2014
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Contents The identity concept and the verbal portrait -- Creative recovery : portrait of Martin Luther -- Mutual recognition : portrait of Mohandas Gandhi -- Radiant intelligence : portrait of Albert Einstein -- Self-reconciliation: portrait of Jesus of Galilee -- Epilogue
Summary "In Erik Erikson's Verbal Portraits : Luther, Gandhi, Einstein, Jesus, Donald Capps contends that Erikson's portraits of respective historical figures make a highly creative contribution to psychoanalytic discourse. Although he [Erikson] reluctantly abandoned his youthful aspirations to become an artist, his artistic sensitivities and skills played a critical role in the development of his multifaceted conception of identity"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Jesus Christ -- Psychology.
Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955 -- Psychology.
Erikson, Erik H. (Erik Homburger), 1902-1994 -- Philosophy.
Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948 -- Psychology.
Luther, Martin, 1483-1546 -- Psychology.
Biography -- Psychological aspects -- Case studies.
Identity (Psychology) -- Case studies.
Portraits -- Psychological aspects -- Case studies.
Psychoanalysis and art -- Case studies.
Psychoanalysis -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0739199439 (electronic)
1442241535 (electronic bk.)
9780739199435 (electronic)
9781442241534 (electronic bk.)