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Melanie Klein

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ISBN-10: 0231122853

ISBN-13: 9780231122856

Edition: 2004

Authors: Julia Kristeva, Ross Guberman

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This is a biography of one of the pioneers of psychoanalysis by one of the field's most eminent contemporary practitioners and theorists.
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Book details

Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 10/20/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 5.83" wide x 8.70" long x 0.68" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Julia Kristeva is an internationally known psychoanalyst and critic and is professor of linguistics at the University of Paris VII. She is the author of many highly regarded books published by Columbia in translation, including Hannah Arendt, Strangers to Ourselves, New Maladies of the Soul, Time and Sense,and The Sense and Non-Sense of Revolt.

Introduction: The Psychoanalytic Century
Jewish Families, European Stories: a Depression and Its Aftermath
Jews and Catholics
Sandor Ferenczi
Karl Abraham
Analyzing Her Children: from Scandal to Play Technique
The Unconscious Knowledge (of the Child) Versus the Enlightenment (of the Parents)
Inventing Stories with Erich/Fritz
Hans and (Perhaps) Melitta
Playing? Interpreting
Plain Words, Negative Transference, and Decondensation of the Phantasy
The Priority and Interiority of the Other and the Bond: the Baby is Born with His Objects
Narcissism and the Object
The "Paranoid-Schizoid Position": Splitting and Projective Identification
The Depressive Position: The Whole Object, the Psychic Realm, and Reparation
Anxiety or Desire: in the Beginning was the Death Drive
Eros Absorbed into Thanatos: Sadistic Devouring and the Anal Attack
The Grief that Affords Us a Soul
The Power of Envy and a Wager on Gratitude
Petits Fours, kleine Frou, Frau Klein
A Most Early and Tyrannical Superego
From the Earliest Stages of the Oedipus Conflict
Neither Boys nor Girls Can Avoid It
Persecuting Idealizations and "Concretizations"
The Case of Richard: Goodness Versus Hitler-Ubu
How Can We Avoid Being Alone?
The Cult of the Mother or an Ode to Matricide? The Parents
The Perpetually Renewed Breast
A Primary Feminine Phase
Female Sexuality ...
... and Male Sexuality
The "Combined" or Coupled Parents
An Oresteia
The Phantasy as a Metaphor Incarnate
The Representative Before Representation
"Prenarrative Envelopes" Between Anxiety and Language
Do Women Have an Affinity for the Archaic?
The Immanence of Symbolism and Its Degrees
From Equations to Symbols: Dick
Klein on Negativity
The Post-Kleinian Approach to the Archaic and the Primary
Cultural Acts of Sublimation: Art and Literature
From the Foreign Language to the Filigree of the Loyal and Disloyal
A Founder Without a Text
Mother and Daughter
Peace and War Among the Ladies
The Politics of Kleinianism
From the Great Controversial Discussions to the Independents
Lacan's Envy and Gratitude
The Left and the Feminists Take Hold of the "Inspired Gut Butcher"
The Inner Mother and the Depth of Thought