Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Requiem: A Tale of Exile and Return- a new publication by Erel Shalit

With Great Pleasure Fisher King Press is pleased to present:
Requiem: A Tale of Exile and Return by Erel Shalit

Dear friends and colleagues,

I am pleased to share with you the announcement of my newly published novella, Requiem: A Tale of Exile and Return, in which I have fictionalized my ruminations on issues of exile and return.

The razor-sharp edge of religious beliefs and national conflict, of shadowy projections and existential anxiety, that characterize Israel and its neighbors, gives rise to a particular blend of archetypal fate and personal destiny, of doubt and conviction, despair and commitment, of collective identity and personal choice. However, I do believe that the essence of my wonderings reach beyond the shores of the eastern Mediterranean or Jewish tradition. I believe the tension between a sense of exile and return, belongingness and estrangement, are universal aspects, certainly in our post-modern world.

While Israeli reality provides the external context, the story serves, as well, as a metaphor for the exile and return of the soul, which necessarily is a journey through shadowy valleys.

With gratitude,
Erel Shalit

Download a free pdf sampler of Requiem: A Tale of Exile and Return

Erel Shalit is a Jungian psychoanalyst in Ra’anana, Israel. He is a training and supervising analyst, and past president of the Israel Society of Analytical Psychology. He is the author of several publications, including Enemy, Cripple, Beggar: Shadows in the Hero’s Path, The Hero and His Shadow: Psychopolitical Aspects of Myth and Reality in Israel, and The Complex: Path of Transformation from Archetype to Ego.

All of Erel Shalit’s titles and many more Jungian psychological publications are available for purchase at the Fisher King Press Online Bookstore or by phoning 1-800-228-9316 in the US and Canada, or 1+831-238-7799 from abroad.

Requiem ISBN 978-1-926715-03-2 can be purchased at Amazon or directly from the Fisher King Press Online Bookstore.

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