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All About Love: Anatomy of an Unruly Emotion

All About Love: Anatomy of an Unruly Emotion (Paperback)

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Unruly, unpredictable, love is a maddening deity. In this insightful and eloquent meditation on that many-splendored thing, Lisa Appignanesi draws on history, philosophy, psychology, literature, popular culture, and her own experience in order to tangle with love's paradoxes through the span of our lives. Beginning with the rose-tinted raptures of first love, she proceeds to love in marriage, the passions of triangulated love, jealousy and adultery, love in the family, and friendship, illuminating the expectations, the joys and difficulties that accompany each stage.

Health & WellbeingHealth & PsychologyFamily & relationshipsHealth & WellbeingHealth & PsychologyPopular psychologyPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesAnthropologySocial & cultural anthropologyPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesPsychologyPsychology: emotions Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group Publication Date: 02/02/2012 ISBN-13: 9781844085910  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Lisa Appignanesi was born in Poland and grew up in France and Canada. A novelist and writer, she is visiting professor of Literature and the Medical Humanities at King's College London. She was chair of the Freud Museum from 2008-2014 and is a former president of English PEN. She was awarded an OBE for services to Literature in 2013. Her published work includes Mad, Bad and Sad, All About Love and Losing the Dead. @LisaAppignanesi

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