[ilds] Exile and Return - my new book

Rony Alfandary alfandary at gmail.com
Tue Sep 25 23:02:13 PDT 2018


Many thanks Anne, I hope all Durrelians will enjoy the journey !










*Rony Alfandary*, Ph.D.
*Clinical Social Worker*

Postgraduate Program of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy

Dept. of Social Work

Bar-Ilan University

Ramat-Gan 51905

https://ronyalfandary.wordpress.com/

*http://www.hebpsy.net/me.asp?id=30 <http://www.hebpsy.net/me.asp?id=30>*





On 26 September 2018 at 00:30, Anne Zahlan <zahlan at earthlink.net> wrote:

> Many congratulations to Rony—the book is an important achievement not only
> for him but also for Durrell studies.
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> Anne
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> *From:* ILDS [mailto:ilds-bounces at lists.uvic.ca] *On Behalf Of *Rony
> Alfandary
> *Sent:* Monday, September 24, 2018 5:02 PM
> *To:* undisclosed-recipients:
> *Subject:* [ilds] Exile and Return - my new book
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> Dear friends and colleagues,
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> I am happy and proud to inform you of the publication of a new expanded
> English edition of my psychoanalytic study of Lawrence Durrell's *The
> Alexandria Quartet*.
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> The book is published by Routledge and is available both on their site
> <https://www.routledge.com/A-Psychoanalytic-Study-of-Lawrence-Durrells-The-Alexandria-Quartet/Alfandary/p/book/9781138359659>
> and on Amazon
> <https://www.amazon.com/Psychoanalytic-Lawrence-Durrells-Alexandria-Quartet/dp/1138359653>.
> Initially, it is issued in a hard-cover edition, which will be followed
> later by a paperback edition. It is also available in an attractive e-book
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> Here are some words about the book:
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> ".... It is therefore all the more valuable that Rony Alfandary has made
> a study of Durrell's *Alexandria Quartet*, employing his professional
> acumen as a psychoanalytic psychotherapist to unpack Durrell's writing in
> terms of the unconscious and the uncanny.
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> I am particularly interested to see the attention Alfandary pays to
> Freud's "Uncanny" - that much misunderstood concept of
> *heimlich/unheimlich* which, Alfandary shows us, is profoundly present in
> Durrell's life and art. What he has to say about Durrell's relation to the
>  *heimlich* Indian background and the constant recurrence of the uncanny
> in his work is of great value to us all."
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>  *Richard Pine, Durrell Library of Corfu*
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> "Rony Alfandary has written a study of *The Alexandria Quartet* that insinuates
> itself into the very fiber of the work and, indeed, into Durrell’s
> internal psychic world, to give us anew a brilliant interpretation of
> this masterwork sixty years after its original appearance. Durrell’s
> ability to continue to engage readers of Alfandary’s caliber shows his
> continuing relevance.-
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> *Ian S. MacNiven**, **author of the authorized biography of Lawrence
> Durrell; Editor of* *The Durrell-Miller Letters, 1935-80*
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> I hope you will find it enjoyable and instructive.
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> *Rony Alfandary*, Ph.D.
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> *Clinical Social Worker*
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> Postgraduate Program of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
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> Dept. of Social Work
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> Bar-Ilan University
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> Ramat-Gan 51905
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> https://ronyalfandary.wordpress.com/
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> *http://www.hebpsy.net/me.asp?id=30 <http://www.hebpsy.net/me.asp?id=30>*
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