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Playing Pygmalion : how people create one another

Author: Ruthellen Josselson
Publisher: Lanham, Md. ; Plymouth, UK : Rowman & Littlefield Pub. Group, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Analyzes how four pairs of people, central in each other's lives, create one another. This book demonstrates how each of us is like a theater director, casting others into roles on our stage, even as  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ruthellen Josselson
ISBN: 9780765704870 0765704870 9780765704887 0765704889
OCLC Number: 828449962
Description: xiii, 151 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Creating one another --
Recreating the other in memory --
You are what I can't bear in myself: Donna and Roberta --
No feelings allowed on the stage: Mark and Joan --
"A daughter is a daughter": Mary and Lavinia --
Secure knots: Tom and Kathy --
Pygmalion and Galatea.
Responsibility: Ruthellen Josselson.

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With astonishing lucidity and compassion, this insightful and engrossing book is a must-read for people who want to understand how people create their own reality in relationships. In clear, Read more...

 
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