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Melanie Klein and Marcelle Spira: Their Correspondence and Context includes forty five letters Melanie Klein wrote to the Swiss psychoanalyst Marcelle Spira among 1955 and 1960, in addition to six tough drafts from Spira. They have been came across in Spira’s library after her demise in 2006. As just a couple of of the letters that Klein wrote to her colleagues were preserved, this relocating, traditionally very important correspondence sheds new gentle upon the final 5 years of Klein’s artistic life.



The universal subject of the letters is their dialogue of the French translation of The Psycho-Analysis of Children through Boulanger in collaboration with Spira. the interpretation, first undertaken by way of Lacan, went via many ups and downs until eventually it used to be released in 1959 via the Presses Universitaires de France. Klein additionally discusses her present paintings, particularly Envy and Gratitude (1957). She encourages her pioneering Swiss colleague Spira to wait and see within the face of the resistance proven in the direction of Kleinian considering. determining herself to some degree together with her more youthful follower, Klein finds a really touching autobiographical account of the problems that she herself had encountered in her paintings and the way she overcame them.



In Melanie Klein and Marcelle Spira: Their Correspondence and Context, Jean-Michel Quinodoz brings jointly those vital letters. This infrequent number of their correspondence is a necessary contribution to the heritage of psychoanalysis and should be crucial studying for psychoanalysts, trainee psychoanalysts and lay readers with an curiosity within the paintings of Klein and Spira.

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Melanie Klein and Marcelle Spira: Their Correspondence and Context contains forty five letters Melanie Klein wrote to the Swiss psychoanalyst Marcelle Spira among 1955 and 1960, in addition to six tough drafts from Spira. They have been chanced on in Spira’s library after her dying in 2006. As just a couple of of the letters that Klein wrote to her colleagues were preserved, this relocating, traditionally very important correspondence sheds new gentle upon the final 5 years of Klein’s artistic lifestyles.

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