This is a collection of essays exploring the psychoanalytical reasons behind creativity. The author looks at Freud's theory that creativity is the result of dissatisfaction, and other essays discuss why humans become violent, the psychology of jealousy and the sanity of true genius. Other books by the author include "The Integrity of the Personality", "The Dynamics of Creation" and "The School of Genius".
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The editor, Anthony Storr, is a doctor, psychiatrist and analyst (trained in the school of C.G.) and author of ‘Jung’ (a Fontana Modern Master,1973) amongst many others.
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Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, 1989. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX000215126X