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Title On Freud's "Creative writers and day-dreaming" / edited by Ethel Spector Person, Peter Fonagy, Sérvulo Augusto Figueira
Published London : Karnac Books : International Psychoanalytical Association, 2013
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Series Contemporary Freud
Contemporary Freud.
Contents COVER; Table of Contents; Preface; Introduction; Part One: Creative Writers and Day-Dreaming (1908); Part Two: Discussion of ""Creative Writers and Day-Dreaming""; A Masterpiece of Illumination; A Modem View of Freud's ""Creative Writers and Day-dreaming""; The Clinical Value of Daydreams and a Note on their Role in Character Analysis; Some Reflections on Phantasy and Creativity; Unconscious Phantasy, Identification, and Projection in the Creative Writer; Reality and Unreality in Phantasy and Fiction; ""Creative Writers and Day-dreaming"": A Commentary; Creative Writers and Dream-Work-Alpha
Fantasy and Beyond: A Current Developmental Perspective on Freud's ""Creative Writers and Day-dreaming""""Creative Writers and Day-dreaming"": A Parochial View; Contributors; Index
Summary First presented as an informal lecture in 1907, "Creative Writers and Day-dreaming" pursues two lines of inquiry: it explores the origins of daydreaming and its relation to the play of children, and it investigates the creative process. Following an introduction by Ethel Spector Person, the contributors to this volume provide commentaries on Freud's essay, explicating the twists and turns in psychoanalytic theories of fantasy and in applied psychoanalysis. Their essays place Freud's paper in historical context, describe the clinical value of daydreams and fantasies, offer a Kleinian view of fantasy, provide analytic approaches to creativity and fantasy, comment on the ambiguity caused by multiple translations of Freud's text, and reframe the idea of fantasy from a modern biological and developmental approach
Notes Originally published: New Haven : Yale University Press, 1995
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Cover of PDF version (Ebsco, viewed on Aug. 6, 2013)
Subject Freud, Sigmund, 1856-1939.
Freud, Sigmund, 1856-1939. Dichter und das Phantasieren
Creative ability.
Psychoanalysis.
Genre/Form Fantasy fiction.
Form Electronic book
Author Freud, Sigmund, 1856-1939. Dichter und das Phantasieren. English.
Figueira, Sérvulo A.
Fonagy, Peter, 1952-
Person, Ethel Spector.
International Psycho-Analytical Association.
ISBN 1299673988 (electronic bk.)
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