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Sisyphus: The Old Stone A New Way A Jungian Approach to Midlife Crisis - cover

Sisyphus: The Old Stone A New Way A Jungian Approach to Midlife Crisis

Verena Kast

Publisher: Daimon

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Verena Kast refers to Sisyphus as the "myth of the forty-year-olds," who often experience their lot in life to be a Sisyphus task. Are our human efforts all in vain, or is there some meaning to be found? In the end, it is a struggle with death itself. 
Dr. Kast interprets everyday events, fairy tales and psychotherapy issues in light of the Sisyphus theme, rendering it a kaleidoscope through which we can look deeply into ourselves. 
 
Verena Kast deals with a problem that also fascinated Nietzsche and Freud. This book is packed with down-to-earth experience, clinical anecdotes, wit and insight. - Murray Stein

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