Finding evidence in new psychological research, the myth of Psyche and Cupid, Shakespeare’s plays, Freud’s case histories, Anne Frank’s diaries and contemporary novels, Carol Gilligan discovers that the roots of a more hopeful view of love are all around us.
Welcome to the world of the Goodales, where the unspoiled wilderness reigns. In 1878, two girls from the Berkshire Hills of Massachusetts brought nature into thousands of homes across the country. Their book of poetry became a best seller overnight and their names household words. It had never happened before--or since. Yet today, they have been largely forgotten. This is their story.