Old Age: Journey Into Simplicity (Paperback)

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Old Age: Journey Into Simplicity (Paperback)


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Quick now, here, now, always--
A condition of complete simplicity
(Costing not less than everything)
--T. S. Eliot (Little Gidding) In this classic text on aging wisely, the renowned Jungian analyst Helen M. Luke reflects on the final journeys described in Homer's Odyssey, Shakespeare's King Lear, and T. S. Eliot's Little Gidding, as well as devoting attention to suffering.

In examining some of the great masterpieces of literature produced by writers at the end of their lives, she elucidates the difference between growing old and disintegrating, encouraging the reader to grow emotionally and mentally during the culminating stage of life.

Product Details ISBN: 9781584200796
ISBN-10: 1584200790
Publisher: Lindisfarne Books
Publication Date: March 19th, 2010
Pages: 132
Language: English