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Author Quinodoz, Jean-Michel.

Title Melanie Klein and Marcelle Spira
Published Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (145 pages)
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgements and permissions; 1 The unpublished letters of Melanie Klein; 2 Melanie Klein, Marcelle Spira, Raymond de Saussure and the Swiss Psychoanalytical Society; 3 From Lacan to Boulanger: It took ten years to translate The Psycho-Analysis of Children into French; 4 Many common threads can be followed in parallel; 5 Transcription of the 45 letters that Melanie Klein sent to Marcelle Spira; 6 Six draft copies of letters from Marcelle Spira to Melanie Klein; 7 Facsimiles; Bibliography; Name index
Summary Melanie Klein and Marcelle Spira: Their Correspondence and Context includes 45 letters Melanie Klein wrote to the Swiss psychoanalyst Marcelle Spira between 1955 and 1960, as well as six rough drafts from Spira. They were discovered in Spira's library after her death in 2006. As only a few of the letters that Klein wrote to her colleagues have been preserved, this moving, historically important correspondence sheds new light upon the last five years of Klein's creative life. The common theme of the letters is their discussion of the French translation of The
Notes Index of Melanie Klein's lettersIndex of Marcelle Spira's initial drafts
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Subject Klein, Melanie.
Spira, Marcelle, 1910-2006 -- Correspondence
Klein, Melanie.
Spira, Marcelle, 1910-2006.
Women psychoanalysts.
PSYCHOLOGY -- Reference.
Women psychoanalysts.
Genre/Form Personal correspondence.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1317630769