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The Suppressed Madness of Sane Men
Forty-Four Years of Exploring Psychoanalysis

ISBN 9780415036733
Published November 17, 1987 by Routledge
320 Pages

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Book Description

Marion Milner introduces this edited collection of her papers from 1942 to 1977 with a fascinating biographical account of her development in psychoanalysis. The collection includes her classic papers on symbolism.


Table of Contents

Acknowledgements. Introduction. 1942: The Child's Capacity for Doubt. 1943: Notes on the Analysis of a 21/2 Year Old Boy. 1944: A Suicidal Sympton in a Child of 3. 1945: Some Aspects of Phantasy in Relation to General Psychology. 1947-48: Some Signposts - Blackness, Joy, Mind. 1948: An Adult Patient Uses Toys. 1949: The Ending of Two Analyses. 1952: The Framed Gap. 1952: The Role of Illusion in Symbol Formation. 1955: The Communication of Primary Sensual Experience. 1956: The Sense in Nonsense Freud and Blake's Job. 1956: Psychoanalysis and Art. 1957: The Ordering of Chaos. 1960: The Concentration of the Body. 1967: The Hidden Order of Art. 1972: Winnicott and the Two-way Journey. 1972: The Two-way Journey in a Child Analysis. 1973: Some Notes on Psychoanalytic Ideas about Mysticism. 1975: A Discussion of Masud Khan's Paper 'In Search of the Dreaming Experience'. 1977: Winnicott and Overlapping Circles. 1986: Afterthoughts. Indexes.

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"... a testament to the imagination of a distinguished analyst ... She is particularly interesting in outlining the relationship between the creative process and psychological state, backed by her own strong interest in painting, both theoretically and as an artist ... the humanity and the sheer imaginative flair of the book sweep one along ... a valuable addition to the literature ..." - Community Care