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Shadow of the Object Psychoanalysis of the Unthought Unknown

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ISBN-10: 0231066279

ISBN-13: 9780231066273

Edition: 1987

Authors: Christopher Bollas

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Basing his view on the object relations theories of the "British School" of psychoanalysis, Christopher Bollas examines the human subject's memories of its earliest experiences (during infancy and childhood) of the object, whether it be mother, father, or self. He explains in well-written and non-technical language how the object can affect the child, or "cast in shadow," without the child being able to process this relation through mental representations of language.
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Book details

List price: $36.00
Copyright year: 1987
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 6/14/1989
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 301
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.122
Language: English

The Shadow of the Object
The transformational object
The spirit of the object as the hand of fate
The self as object
At the other's play: to dream
The trisexual
Moods
Moods and the conservative process
Loving hate
Normotic illness
Extractive interjection
Countertransference
The liar
The psychoanalyst and the hysteric
Expressive uses of the countertransference
Self analysis and the countertransference
Ordinary regression to dependence
Epilogue
The unthought known: early considerations