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The Measure of My Days

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Playwright and Jungian analyst Florida Scott-Maxwell explores the unique predicament of one's later years: when one feels both cut off from the past and out of step with the present; when the body rebels at activity but the mind becomes more passionate than ever. Written when Maxwell was in her eighties, The Measure of My Days offers a panoramic vision of the issues that haunt us throughout our lives: the struggle to achieve goodness; how to maintain individuality in a mass society; and how to emerge--out of suffering, loss, and limitation--with something approaching wisdom. Maxwell's incredible wisdom, humanity, and dignity make The Measure of My Days both timeless and timely--an important contribution to the literature of aging, and of living.

About the Author

Florida Pier Scott-Maxwell (1883-1979) was a writer, playwright, and suffragist who took up a career in analytical psychology in 1933, studying under Carl Jung in both Scotland and England.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780140051643
Author:
Scott-Maxwell, Florida
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Author:
Scott-Maxwell, Florida
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Devotional
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Old age
Subject:
Inspirational and devotional works
Subject:
Devotional literature
Subject:
Aged women
Subject:
Aged women -- United States -- Biography.
Subject:
Older women
Subject:
Scientists & Psychologists
Subject:
Old age -- United States.
Subject:
Older women - United States -
Subject:
Biography-Women
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass Market
Series Volume:
ER-2
Publication Date:
19790431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
7.77x5.10x.41 in. .29 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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