Secret Selves

A History of Our Inner Space

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Description

Our secret, inner, sense of self – what we feel makes us distinctively 'us' – seems a natural and permanent part of being human, yet in fact it is surprisingly new. Over the last 2,000 years we have...

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“This is a fascinating book, written with clarity and charm. What is engaging as well as convincing is how Stephen Prickett traces out the visible emergence, usually in literature but also painting...

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