|Publisher:||Aronson, Jason Inc.|
|Edition description:||First Softcover Edition|
|Product dimensions:||6.22(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.76(d)|
About the Author
Table of ContentsChapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 The Structure of Experience Chapter 3 The Autistic-Contiguous Position Chapter 4 The Schizoid Condition Chapter 5 The Transitional Oedipal Relationship in Female Development Chapter 6 The Threshold of the Male Oedipus Complex Chapter 7 The Initial Analytic Meeting Chapter 8 Misrecognitions and the Fear of Not Knowing
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In this magnificent book, Ogden illuminates the darkest recesses of the human psyche with his brilliant formulation of the autistic-contiguous position. He also provides refreshing new perspectives on the Oedipus complex and female psychology. With this impressive contribution, Thomas Ogden has come into his own as one of the most creative and original psychoanalytic thinkers of our time....
Reading this book left me feeling that I had come across one of those rare works which induce us to rethink, in an unaccustomed way, our ideas about mental functioning and the analytic process. Its gentle and unpretentious style leads you by the hand through an array of English and French analytic works which are less familiar to the American reader, such as Klein, Bion, Bollas, Bick, Meltzer, Fairbairn, Tustin and Winnicott, on to Anzieu, Green, McDougall, Chasseguet-Smirgel and, finally, Lacan. This isadded to many American writers who are much more familiar...