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Melanie Klein : her work in context

Author: Meira Likierman
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, 2001.
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Melanie Klein was probably the most controversial and influential figure on the British psychoanalytic scene. She pioneered the psychoanalysis of children and applied her insights on the infantile  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Likierman, Meira.
Melanie Klein.
London ; New York : Continuum, 2001
(OCoLC)606554565
Named Person: Melanie Klein; Melanie Klein; Melanie Klein; Melanie Klein
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Meira Likierman
ISBN: 9780826451941 0826451942 0826457703 9780826457707
OCLC Number: 46933565
Description: 202 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1. 'Her writing gave me a shock' Introduction 1 --
2. 'The necessity of noticing the delicate indications of criticism' Ferenczi; Freud and Klein's Encounter with Psychoanalysis 14 --
3. 'How ships get on to the Danube' The Development of a Child 24 --
4. 'Not simply a case of uninhibited gratification' The First Child Patients 44 --
5. 'Figures wholly divorced from reality' The Departure from Freud 65 --
6. 'And who would doubt this?' Early Object Love, Psychical Defences and Dissociation Processes 85 --
7. 'Loss of the loved object' Ambivalence and Depressive States 100 --
8. 'Loss of the loved object' Tragedy and Morality in the Depressive Position 112 --
9. 'This unreal reality' Klein's Concept of Phantasy 136 --
10. 'A kind of detached hostility' The Paranoid-Schizoid Position 144 --
11. 'Falling to pieces or splitting itself' Projective Identification, Unintegrated States and Splitting Processes 156 --
12. 'So unattainable' Two Accounts of Envy 172 --
13. 'An unsatisfied longing for an understanding without words' Loneliness 192.
Responsibility: Meira Likierman.
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"A useful corrective. Likierman's volume is an intellectual biography, more balanced than Phyllis Grosskurth's....For the most part chronologically organized, it describes Klein's ideas in an Read more...

 
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