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The Literary Enneagram: Characters from the Inside Out Paperback – July 24, 2001

ISBN-13: 978-1555521073 ISBN-10: 155552107X

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  • Series: Characters from the Inside Out
  • Paperback: 360 pages
  • Publisher: The Editorial Department (July 24, 2001)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 155552107X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1555521073
  • Product Dimensions: 0.8 x 5.9 x 8.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.1 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #225,828 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

Judith Serle is the author of LOVELIFE, a novel, and GETTING THE PART, a book for actors. Her authorial credits also include SLEEP TALK by Lois Haddad with Patricia Wilson and Judith Searle. Many of her articles have appeared in ENNEAGRAM MONTHLY. A Professional Member of the International Enneagram Association, she teaches workshops around the country.

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I have found this book very readable and happily constructive.
Victoria
For instance, all Enneagram books say that a Seven will make boring things less boring, and Sevens have a propensity for multi-tasking.
Anne Silver
This excellent book offers an in-depth look at the enneagram and the nine enneagram types as seen in literature and film.
Susan Rhodes

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98 of 108 people found the following review helpful By Anne Silver on September 5, 2001
Format: Paperback
I have two bones to pick with most Enneagram books, training programs and articles, and it’s the same trouble I have with most poetry and fiction. The first bone is that they try to rouse me from my complacency chair by describing a type instead of showing them. I don’t budge, for the most part, because I don’t often care what others are said to be, when I have no context in which to put them.
They want to explore what is felt without letting me get involved. For instance, all Enneagram books say that a Seven will make boring things less boring, and Sevens have a propensity for multi-tasking. All panels of Sevens say the same and that Sevens don’t finish what they start. Yawn, this Seven, who finishes every single thing I start, says. Not one describes a scene of a garage lit by one light at pre-dawn with me doing the rumba as I trod the treadmill listening to a Gypsy Kings CD as I practice flamenco hand movements. So when I read Bridget Jones’s Diary describing my Seven personality in The Literary Enneagram I discover that perhaps my own relentless pursuit of activity is indeed a way to allay my anxieties. And my fear of missing out on things keeps me from fully enjoying the fun as I have it.
Searle digs deepest to find the accurate Seven, getting me involved with perceptive and contextual introductions. The title of the book did intimidate me. I missed out on having great literature forced into my education, if you can call what I had an education. I have tried to make up for the gaps by trying to tackle Hardy, Shakespeare and D.H. Lawrence on my own so I won’t be such an ....
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Victoria on December 5, 2007
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I first learned about the enneagram in a weekend workshop at a Jesuit school in South Dakota. It was entertaining...and then it was amazing when my number came up. That was it. I have since purchased a few books on the subject and was not impressed because they seemed shallow and reminiscent of pop astrology until I found "The Literary Enneagram" at a bookstore in Ashland, OR. I love to read and though I've not read all the books used to characterize the enneagram personalities, Judith Searle gives enough of a character pullout to fulfill the demonstration of a particular enneagram characteristic. The use of the characters and their plights help flesh out what these perspectives mean to particular types and the choices available to them. I have found this book very readable and happily constructive.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Susan Rhodes on April 10, 2009
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This excellent book offers an in-depth look at the enneagram and the nine enneagram types as seen in literature and film. Great for getting beyond a superficial look at the types, especially for the literarilly-inclined. I must admit that I'm not generally a reader of Great Literature--being more of a film buff and reader of non-fiction. But I'm very interested in life themes and the enneagram and know of no one who does a better job exploring such themes than Judith Searle.
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