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Absent Fathers, Lost Sons The Search for Masculine Identity

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ISBN-10: 0877736030

ISBN-13: 9780877736035

Edition: 1991

Authors: Guy Corneau, Larry Shouldice

List price: $22.95
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An experience of the fragility of conventional images of masculinity is something many modern men share. Psychoanalyst Guy Corneau traces this experience to an even deeper feeling men have of their fathers' silence or absence—sometimes literal, but especially emotional and spiritual. Why is this feeling so profound in the lives of the postwar "baby boom" generation—men who are now approaching middle age? Because, he says, this generation marks a critical phase in the loss of the masculine initiation rituals that in the past ensured a boy's passage into manhood. In his engaging examination of the many different ways this missing link manifests in men's lives, Corneau shows that, for men…    
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Book details

List price: $22.95
Copyright year: 1991
Publisher: Shambhala Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/27/1991
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 200
Size: 5.25" wide x 5.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.550