The Essential Writings of Sabina Spielrein: Pioneer of Psychoanalysis - Relational Perspectives Book Series (Hardback)
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The Essential Writings of Sabina Spielrein: Pioneer of Psychoanalysis - Relational Perspectives Book Series (Hardback)

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Sabina Spielrein's writings explore the burning topics in the early days of psychoanalysis while providing insight into the culture of the time and her own personal struggles. After a comprehensive historical and biographical introduction to Spielrein by John Launer, The Essential Writings of Sabina Spielrein: Pioneer of Psychoanalysis presents full-length English translations of her first three and most essential writings, offering deep insight into her brilliant and pioneering mind:

The first unabridged English rendition of her medical dissertation of 1911, entitled "On the Psychological Content of a Case of Schizophrenia (Dementia Praecox)", with an afterword by Adrienne Harris

A new, improved English translation of Spielrein's seminal essay of 1912, "Destruction as the Cause of Becoming"

A faithful English rendition of her 1913 essay "Contributions to Understanding a Child's Mind"

The Essential Writings of Sabina Spielrein: Pioneer of Psychoanalysis presents a rich source of materials and inspiration to psychoanalysts, psychoanalytic psychotherapists and analytical psychologists, as well as scholars in the humanities and the behavioral sciences.

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN: 9781138601390
Number of pages: 164
Weight: 454 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 mm


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From the introduction by John Launer: "Sabina Spielrein (1885-1942) was one of the most remarkable intellectual figures of the twentieth century. She was also among the least recognized in relation to her achievements...The Essential Writings of Sabina Spielrein. Pioneer of Psychoanalysis comprising her first three published papers, is a significant step on the long, slow journey to restoring her memory and celebrating her life's work...The three essays are exceptionally multi-layered and in some sections highly intricate texts. They are the words of a woman in early adulthood who is writing on the one hand about scientific psychology, but also - in the manner of all psychoanalytic writings-grappling with her own inner demons and trying to make sense of her personal destiny as well as the wider human condition. They are generic surveys of her subjects and, at the same time, metaphorical autobiographies."

"In the intellectual history of the twentieth century many significant women have been made to disappear, taken out of our minds, or presented as if they had been out of theirs. Sabina Spielrein is one such brilliant pioneer of adult and child psychoanalysis, developmental, and feminine psychology. She was not even mentioned in the best-known histories of the field, and when she was referred to, it was often as the mistress or muse to the famous men. The Essential Writings of Sabina Spielrein, translated by Ruth I. Cape and Raymond Burt, presents her essential writings, making them fully available in English, partially, for the first time, and including important and elucidating background and commentary. This is an indispensable scholarly resource in intellectual history, psychoanalysis, developmental psychology, and feminism."-Lewis Aron, Ph.D., director, New York University Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis

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