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  1. Bothered By Alligators

    By Marion Milner

    Milner's final text, Bothered by Alligators, came about when, in her nineties, she unexpectedly came across a diary she had kept during the early years of her son's life, recording his conversations and play between the ages of two and nine. With it was a storybook written and illustrated by him...

    Published February 24th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Marion Milner

    By Marion Milner

    In this series, Emma Letley has worked with the Marion Milner estate to re-contextualise six classic volumes by arranging for experts to provide new scholarly introductions to each book. This six volume pack comprises: The Hands of the Living God On Not being Able to Paint Eternity's...

    Published April 20th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Eternity's Sunrise

    A Way of Keeping a Diary

    By Marion Milner

    Following on from A Life of One’s Own and An Experiment in Leisure, Eternity’s Sunrise explores Marion Milner’s way of keeping a diary. Recording small private moments, she builds up a store of ‘bead memories.’ A carved duck, a sprig of asphodel, moments captured in her travels in Greece, Kashmir...

    Published March 24th 2011 by Routledge

  4. A Life of One's Own

    By Marion Milner

    How often do we ask ourselves, ‘What will make me happy? What do I really want from life?’ In A Life of One’s Own Marion Milner explores these questions and embarks on a seven year personal journey to discover what it is that makes her happy. On its first publication, W. H. Auden found the book ‘...

    Published March 24th 2011 by Routledge

  5. An Experiment in Leisure

    By Marion Milner

    What is it that stops people from knowing what they want? How often do we wonder where we are going and what our world is all about? Written in 1936 as a companion piece to A Life of One’s Own, An Experiment in Leisure further charts Marion Milner’s illuminating and rewarding investigation...

    Published March 24th 2011 by Routledge

  6. On Not Being Able to Paint

    By Marion Milner

    Milner’s great study, first published in 1950, discusses the nature of creativity and those forces which prevent its expression. In focusing on her own beginner’s efforts to draw and paint, she analyses not the mysterious and elusive ability of the genius but – as the title suggests – the all too...

    Published September 23rd 2010 by Routledge

  7. The Hands of the Living God

    An Account of a Psycho-analytic Treatment

    By Marion Milner

    At once autobiographical and psychoanalytic, The Hands of the Living God, first published in 1969, provides a detailed case study of Susan who, during a 20-year long treatment, spontaneously discovers the capacity to do doodle drawings. An important focus of the book is the drawings themselves,...

    Published September 10th 2010 by Routledge

  8. The Suppressed Madness of Sane Men

    Forty-Four Years of Exploring Psychoanalysis

    By Marion Milner

    Series: The New Library of Psychoanalysis

    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. ...

    Published September 17th 1987 by Routledge

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