1st Edition

An Introduction to W.R. Bion's 'A Memoir of the Future'
Authoritative, Not Authoritarian, Psychoanalysis

ISBN 9781782200109
Published October 22, 2014 by Routledge
400 Pages

USD $55.95

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Book Description

This book intensifies the stuff of W. R. Bion's contributions by offering us an evocative, enticing work which constantly forces the reader to face up to a most important issue: the attempt to read Bion demands patience and tolerance, as if it were an exercise.

Table of Contents

Preface -- Introduction -- Dramatis Personae -- Rising… or Uprising? -- Obscure, complicated and difficult? -- Truth; truthfulness -- Clinical significance -- Editorial issues -- The ever-present fundamentals of psychoanalysis: a memoir to a possible future of psychoanalysis? -- The psychoanalytic movement and psychoanalysis proper -- Landing …. or Diving? -- Looking for a Language of Achievement—A Free Association Generator? -- A dreamscope? -- Formulation mode: love of, and hate for, the supreme creativity of a parental couple -- Banal times -- Facing natural tension: an option for banality?

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