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Book reviews The American Journal of Psychoanalysis, Vol. 55, No. 4, 1995 Edited by Robin Steier Goldberg, Ph.D. Karen Homey: A Psychoanalyst's Search for Self Understanding, by Bernard J. Paris, Yale University Press, 1994, 270 ps. Bernard Paris, a Horneyan scholar of deserved repute, has written a controversial biography of Karen Homey. We are pleased to present two reviews of this important book. Michelle Price examines this book from a post Lacanian feminist perspective, and brings to her review her understanding of both postmodem theory and gender theory. Edward Clemmens, who knew Karen Homey as a teacher and colleague, brings a historical, humanistic perspective to his examination of her work. We wel- come responses to these reviews. R.S.G. Bernard Paris has been prolific in his application of Horneyan theory to the anal- ysis of literary texts. He is a powerful and vocal supporter of Karen Horney's works and singlehandedly founded the Karen Homey International Society. With dogged and strident persistence, he has managed to have her work acknowledged within academic and analytic circles. His recognition and utilization of her contributions is without question and has contributed strongly to keeping her voice alive in contem- porary discourses. In this most recent biography, http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The American Journal of Psychoanalysis Springer Journals

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Publisher
Springer Journals
Copyright
1995 Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis
ISSN
0002-9548
eISSN
1573-6741
DOI
10.1007/BF02741988
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Abstract

The American Journal of Psychoanalysis, Vol. 55, No. 4, 1995 Edited by Robin Steier Goldberg, Ph.D. Karen Homey: A Psychoanalyst's Search for Self Understanding, by Bernard J. Paris, Yale University Press, 1994, 270 ps. Bernard Paris, a Horneyan scholar of deserved repute, has written a controversial biography of Karen Homey. We are pleased to present two reviews of this important book. Michelle Price examines this book from a post Lacanian feminist perspective, and brings to her review her understanding of both postmodem theory and gender theory. Edward Clemmens, who knew Karen Homey as a teacher and colleague, brings a historical, humanistic perspective to his examination of her work. We wel- come responses to these reviews. R.S.G. Bernard Paris has been prolific in his application of Horneyan theory to the anal- ysis of literary texts. He is a powerful and vocal supporter of Karen Horney's works and singlehandedly founded the Karen Homey International Society. With dogged and strident persistence, he has managed to have her work acknowledged within academic and analytic circles. His recognition and utilization of her contributions is without question and has contributed strongly to keeping her voice alive in contem- porary discourses. In this most recent biography,

Journal

The American Journal of PsychoanalysisSpringer Journals

Published: Dec 1, 1995

Keywords: Clinical Psychology; Psychotherapy; Psychoanalysis

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