WorldCat Identities

惠里斯 (Wheelis, Allen, 1915- )

Works: 3 works in 3 publications in 1 language and 53 library holdings
Genres: Biography 
Roles: Author
Classifications: BF109.W44, 150.195092
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by 惠里斯
The listener : a psychoanalyst examines his life by Allen Wheelis( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in Chinese and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"As a psychoanalyst, Alan Wheelis has helped many patients understand themselves and cope with the legacies of trauma or obsession that shape the neurotic personality. Here he uses his own life for the same process of discovery. The story begins with his parents' life of poverty in rural Texas. When Wheelis was a small boy, his father contracted tuberculosis. He spent several years dying, exercising a tyrannical control over his family. In one searing scene, Wheelis is made to cut the lawn with a razor, a task that occupies every day of his summer. Timidity, insecurity and a cloyingly close connection to his mother mark Wheelis' efforts to establish himself in the adult world. When trying to write a novel as a young man, he falls mysteriously ill. Eventually he realizes that he has "made" himself ill so that his failure to write can be excused. This perception leads him to the study of medicine and eventually psychiatry. As Wheelis turns his explanatory lens on the dark corners of his own life, we come to understand how a gift for analysis--like a gift for prophecy--brings little comfort to its possessor and no guarantee of happiness." -- Publisher's description
Xian dai de mo ri? by Hui li si( Book )

1 edition published in 1975 in Chinese and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kan man hua xue yi chuan by Ge ni ke( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in Chinese and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.61 (from 0.46 for The listen ... to 0.90 for Xian dai d ...)