I gratefully acknowledge the use of personal material by Etienne Abelin; the generous guidance to pertinent references by Eugene Goldberg; the council of Morton Reiser and Robert Scharf not to exceed a prudent depth in neuroscience; a shared intellectual affinity with the late David Epstein across the boundaries of our respective fields of psychoanalysis and music; the tactful correction by Jonathan Kramer of errors in the use of musical terminology; the drawings of Giacometti's figures contributed by an anonymous artist; the reliable backing of friend and agent, Sidney Kramer; the enthusiastic interest of grandson, Alexander Rose; the unfailing moral support of John Gedo; the late José Barchilon; and others.
Thanks are extended to the publishers for permission to reprint (as Chapters 2, 4 and 6) the following previously published article and chapters by the author: Rose, G.J. (1973), “On the Shores of Self: Samuel Beckett's Molloy”, Psychoanalytic Review 60:587-604, © 1973 The Guilford Press, New York; Rose, G.J. (1980), “The Orchestration of Time in William Faulkner's Light in August”, in G.J. Rose The Power of Form: A Psychoanalytical Approach to Aesthetic Form by permission of International Universities Press, Inc., © 1980 International Universities Press, Inc.; Rose, G.J. (1987), “In Pursuit of Slow Time”, in G.J. Rose Trauma and Mastery in Life and Art (expanded with an original docudrama, 1996) by permission of International Universities Press, Inc., © 1987 International Universities Press, Inc.