Identity Crisis

German-American psychologist and psychoanalyst Erik Homburger Erikson was born on 15 June 1902 in Frankfurt, Germany.He is best known for his theory of psychosocial development and the concept of “identity crisis”, one of the most important conflicts people face during the developmental process. His theories marked a major shift in dealing with personality: instead of… Read More Identity Crisis

Djuna Barnes

American novelist, poet, illustrator, and playwright Djuna Barnes was born on 12 June 1892, and died in June 1982, six days after her 90th birthday.She was the last surviving member of the first generation of English-language modernists. Her free-love polygamist father, who was an unsuccessful composer, musician, and painter, had married Djuna’s mother in 1889,… Read More Djuna Barnes

Novant’anni e non sentirli

Esattamente novant’anni fa, il 23 gennaio 1932 usciva il primo numero de “La Settimana Enigmistica”, uno dei periodici di enigmistica più diffusi e noti del nostro paese, che sulla testata alterna le seguenti diciture: “La rivista che vanta innumerevoli tentativi d’imitazione!”“La rivista di enigmistica prima per fondazione e per diffusione” Fu il risultato di una… Read More Novant’anni e non sentirli