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Playing and reality

Author: D W Winnicott
Publisher: London ; New york, NY : American Psychoanalytic Association, ©2008.
Series: Psychoanalytic electronic publishing.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Winnicott is concerned with the springs of imaginative living and of cultural experience in every sense, with whatever determines an individual's capacity to live creatively and to find life worth  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: D W Winnicott
OCLC Number: 744979556
Notes: Title from home page (viewed August 14, 2008).
Original publication issued: Winnicott, D.W. (1971). Playing and Reality., 1-156. (Classic books).
Details: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Contents: Acknowledgements. Rodiman, Foreword. Introduction. Transitional Objects and Transitional Phenomena. Dreaming, Fantasying, and Living: A Case-history Describing a Primary Dissociation. Playing: A Theoretical Statement. Playing: Creative Activity and the Search for the Self. Creativity and its Origins. The Use of an Object and Relating Through Identifications. The Location of Cultural Experience. The Place Where We Live. Mirror-role of Mother and Family in Child Development. Interrelating Apart from Instinctual Drive and in Terms of Cross-identifications. Contemporary Concepts of Adolescent Development and their Implications for Higher Education. Tailpiece. References. Index.
Series Title: Psychoanalytic electronic publishing.
Other Titles: PEP ebooks
Psychoanalytic electronic publishing (ebooks)
Responsibility: D.W. Winnicott.


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