Melanie Klein: Her World and Her Work

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Knopf, 1986 - Psychology - 515 pages
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Melanie Klein was a leading figure in psychoanalytic circles from the 1920s until her death in 1960. Klein saw the development of children, females in particular, in a way that extended and challenged orthodox Freudian thinking. This biography examines her life and her theories.

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"From the moment Melanie Klein read Freud's paper On Dreams (1901) in 1914, she was enraptured, converted, and dedicated to psychoanalysis.'' And so Grosskurth, biographer of Havelock Ellis and John ... Read full review


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Phyllis Grosskurth is the author of numerous books that explore psychological and sexual margins, works about John Addington Symonds, Havelock Ellis, Sigmund Freud and his followers, and Melanie Klein.

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