The Suppressed Madness of Sane Men
Forty-Four Years of Exploring Psychoanalysis
Routledge – 1987 – 320 pages
Marion Milner introduces this edited collection of her papers from 1942 to 1977 with a fascinating biographical account of her development in psychoanalysis. The collection includes her classic papers on symbolism.
"… a testament to the imagination of a distinguished analyst … She is particularly interesting in outlining the relationship between the creative process and psychological state, backed by her own strong interest in painting, both theoretically and as an artist … the humanity and the sheer imaginative flair of the book sweep one along … a valuable addition to the literature …" - Community Care
Acknowledgements. Introduction. 1942: The Child's Capacity for Doubt. 1943: Notes on the Analysis of a 21/2 Year Old Boy. 1944: A Suicidal Sympton in a Child of 3. 1945: Some Aspects of Phantasy in Relation to General Psychology. 1947-48: Some Signposts - Blackness, Joy, Mind. 1948: An Adult Patient Uses Toys. 1949: The Ending of Two Analyses. 1952: The Framed Gap. 1952: The Role of Illusion in Symbol Formation. 1955: The Communication of Primary Sensual Experience. 1956: The Sense in Nonsense Freud and Blake's Job. 1956: Psychoanalysis and Art. 1957: The Ordering of Chaos. 1960: The Concentration of the Body. 1967: The Hidden Order of Art. 1972: Winnicott and the Two-way Journey. 1972: The Two-way Journey in a Child Analysis. 1973: Some Notes on Psychoanalytic Ideas about Mysticism. 1975: A Discussion of Masud Khan's Paper 'In Search of the Dreaming Experience'. 1977: Winnicott and Overlapping Circles. 1986: Afterthoughts. Indexes.