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Psychoanalysis and Culture

A Kleinian Perspective, 1st Edition

By David Bell


240 pages

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This book provides an extensive introduction and theoretical background to the field, situating psychoanalysis itself in contemporary culture. It shows the relevance of psychoanalysis beyond the consulting room to the understanding of human affairs in general.

Table of Contents

Epigram -- Preface -- Foreword -- Introduction -- Art and Literature -- ‘Primal Grief’ and ‘Petrified Rage’ -- Death by Daydreaming -- The Singing Detective -- Turning A Blind Eye -- Mind and Society -- Psychoanalysis -- Emotion and the Malformation of Emotion -- Pride -- Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Migration -- ‘In My End is My Beginning’ – T.S. Eliot -- A Psychoanalyst’s Look at a Hypnotist -- Select Bibliography of the Work of Hanna Segal

About the Author

Bell, David

About the Series

Tavistock Clinic Series

The Tavistock Clinic Series, written in a clear and accessible style, makes available the clinical and theoretical work that has been most influential at the Tavistock.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health