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The New Library of Psychoanalysis

Series Editor: Alessandra Lemma

The New Library of Psychoanalysis is published by Routledge Mental Health in association with the Institute of Psychoanalysis, London.

Its purpose is to facilitate a greater and more widespread appreciation of psychoanalysis and to provide a forum for increasing mutual understanding between psychoanalysts and those in other disciplines. The series also aims to make some of the work of continental and other non-English speaking analysts more readily available to English-speaking readers, and to increase the interchange of ideas between British and American analysts.

The New Library of Psychoanalysis published its first book in 1987 under the editorship of David Tuckett, later followed by Elizabeth Bott Spillius, Susan Budd and Dana Birksted-Breen. A considerable number of Associate Editors and readers have assisted the editors.

Under the guidance of Foreign Rights Editors, a considerable number of the New Library books have been published abroad, particularly in Brazil, Germany, France, Italy, Peru, Spain and Japan.

The aim of the New Library of Psychoanalysis is to maintain the high level of scholarship of the previous series, to provide a forum for increasing understanding between psychoanalysis and other disciplines and to increase the interest of the general book-reading public in psychoanalysis.

The New Library of Psychoanalysis also aims to help the various schools of psychoanalysis to better understand each other. It has published books representing all three schools of thought in British psychoanalysis, including a particularly important work edited by Pearl King and Riccardo Steiner, expounding the intellectual and organisational controversies that developed in the British psychoanalytical Society between Kleinian, Viennese and 'middle group' analysts during the Second World War.

The New Library of Psychoanalysis has also translated and published several books by Continental psychoanalysts, and it plans in the future to continue the policy of publishing books that express as clearly as possible a variety of psychoanalytic points of view.

New and Published Books

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  1. Recovery of the Lost Good Object

    By Eric Brenman

    Edited by Gigliola Fornari Spoto

    Series: The New Library of Psychoanalysis

    Recovery of the Lost Good Object brings together the hugely influential papers and seminars of Eric Brenman, revealing his impact on the development of psychoanalysis and allowing a better understanding of his distinctive voice amongst post-Kleinian analysts. Gathered together for the first time in...

    Published September 7th 2006 by Routledge

  2. Psychoanalysis and Religion in the 21st Century

    Competitors or Collaborators?

    Edited by David M. Black

    Series: The New Library of Psychoanalysis

    What can be gained from a dialogue between psychoanalysis and religion? Freud described religion as the universal obsessional neurosis, and uncompromisingly rejected it in favour of "science." Ever since, there has been the assumption that psychoanalysts are hostile to religion. Yet, from the...

    Published March 29th 2006 by Routledge

  3. Psychoanalysis as Therapy and Storytelling

    By Antonino Ferro

    Series: The New Library of Psychoanalysis

    Is psychoanalysis a type of literature? Can telling 'stories' help us to get at the truth? Psychoanalysis as Therapy and Storytelling examines psychoanalysis from two perspectives - as a cure for psychic suffering, and as a series of stories told between patient and analyst. Antonino Ferro uses...

    Published March 1st 2006 by Routledge

  4. This Art of Psychoanalysis

    Dreaming Undreamt Dreams and Interrupted Cries

    By Thomas H Ogden

    Series: The New Library of Psychoanalysis

    Winner of the 2010 Haskell Norman Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Psychoanalysis! Why is dreaming the mind's single most important psychoanalytic activity? This Art of Psychoanalysis offers a unique perspective on psychoanalysis that features a new way of conceptualizing the role of dreaming...

    Published September 7th 2005 by Routledge

  5. Glacial Times

    A Journey through the World of Madness

    By Salomon Resnik

    Series: The New Library of Psychoanalysis

    In Glacial Times, Salomon Resnik brings together various facets of his work as a psychoanalyst and psychiatrist, working in both the private sector and in institutional settings and in a wide range of cultural contexts, to provide a careful summary of a lifetime of clinical work. Drawing on...

    Published March 30th 2005 by Routledge

  6. The Telescoping of Generations

    Listening to the Narcissistic Links Between Generations

    By Haydée Faimberg

    Series: The New Library of Psychoanalysis

    Winner of the 2013 Sigourney Award! The Telescoping of Generations is an original perspective on the transmission of narcissistic links between generations. This attention to unconscious transmission gives fresh understanding of the psychic consequences of experiences such as genocide and...

    Published February 9th 2005 by Routledge

  7. Key Ideas for a Contemporary Psychoanalysis

    Misrecognition and Recognition of the Unconscious

    By Andre Green

    Series: The New Library of Psychoanalysis

    André Green attempts the complex task of identifying and examining the key ideas for a contemporary psychoanalytic practice. This undertaking is motivated both by the need for an outline of the evolution of psychoanalysis since Freud's death, and by the hope of tackling the fragmentation which has...

    Published January 19th 2005 by Routledge

  8. Seeds of Illness, Seeds of Recovery

    The Genesis of Suffering and the Role of Psychoanalysis

    By Antonino Ferro

    Series: The New Library of Psychoanalysis

    Illustrated with richly detailed clinical vignettes, Seeds of Illness, Seeds of Recovery offers a fascinating investigation into the origins, modes and treatment of psychical suffering. Antonino Ferro provides a clear account of his conception of the way the mind works, his interpretation of the...

    Published December 22nd 2004 by Routledge

  9. The Work of Psychic Figurability

    Mental States Without Representation

    By Sára Botella, César Botella

    Series: The New Library of Psychoanalysis

    The majority of psychoanalysts today agree that the analytic setting faces them daily with certain aspects of their work for which the answers provided by an analytic theory centred exclusively on the notion of representation prove insufficient. On the basis of their experience of analytic practice...

    Published October 27th 2004 by Routledge

  10. The Quiet Revolution in American Psychoanalysis

    Selected Papers of Arnold M. Cooper

    By Arnold M. Cooper

    Edited by Elizabeth L. Auchincloss

    Series: The New Library of Psychoanalysis

    This book brings together for the first time in one volume selected papers by one of the leading contemporary intellectual figures in the field of psychoanalysis, Arnold M. Cooper M.D. Cooper has addressed every aspect of American psychoanalytic life: theory, clinical work, education, research, the...

    Published October 27th 2004 by Routledge