1st Edition

A Psychoanalytic Odyssey
Painted Guinea Pigs, Dreams, and Other Realities

ISBN 9781780491448
Published January 10, 2014 by Routledge
246 Pages

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Book Description

This book is a creative psychoanalytic odyssey, a most intriguing psychological voyage. It explores many of the most basic, fundamental concepts of psychoanalysis, including repression, insight, transference, play, child analysis, jokes, puns, and parapraxes as well as the uncanny in dreams.

Table of Contents

Introduction -- A painted guinea pig -- Repression and its vicissitudes -- Insight as an act of transgression -- Transference: the past in the present, the present in the past -- Play in child analysis and adult analysis -- Manifestly misleading: the cunning artistry of dream -- Screen memories -- Symptom as irony -- A psychoanalytic conception of character -- Mourning, dreaming, and the discovery of the Oedipus complex -- Epilogue

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