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The Primitive Edge of Experience

ISBN 9781855750418
Published December 31, 1992 by Routledge
256 Pages

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Book Description

This book is concerned with the primitive edge of human experience. It explores the idea that human experience is the product of the dialectical interplay of three modes of generating experience: the depressive, the paranoid-schizoid, and the autistic-contiguous.

Table of Contents

Introduction -- The Structure of Experience -- The Autistic-Contiguous Position -- The Schizoid Condition -- The Transitional Oedipal Relationship in Female Development -- The Threshold of the Male Oedipus Complex -- The Initial Analytic Meeting -- Misrecognitions and the Fear of Not Knowing

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