By Marion Milner

ISBN-10: 0415550661

ISBN-13: 9780415550666

ISBN-10: 041555067X

ISBN-13: 9780415550673

What is it that forestalls humans from understanding what they need? How usually can we ask yourself the place we're going and what our global is all about?

Written in 1936 as a spouse piece to A lifetime of One’s Own,  An scan in Leisure extra charts Marion Milner’s illuminating and profitable research into how we lead our lives. rather than drawing on her day-by-day diary, she turns to reminiscence photographs – photographs not just from her personal lifestyles but additionally from books, mythology, go back and forth and faith that appear to indicate to a suspension of standard, daily expertise. From this situation of vacancy springs an expanding ingenious appreciation either one of being alive and of the realm we are living in.

With a brand new creation by means of Maud Ellmann, An scan in Leisure is still an outstanding event in considering and dwelling and may be crucial studying for all these from a literary, an inventive, a old, an academic or a psychoanalytic/psychotherapeutic background.

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