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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

81-90 of 90 results in The New Library of Psychoanalysis
  1. Dream, Phantasy and Art

    By Hanna Segal

    Series: The New Library of Psychoanalysis

    Hanna Segal's work, especially on symbolism, aesthetics, dreams, and the exploration of psychotic thinking, has established her as an outstanding figure in psychoanalysis, particularly in psychoanalysis of the Kleinian tradition. In Dream, Phantasy and Art she reworks her ideas on these topics and...

    Published November 1st 1990 by Routledge

  2. About Children and Children-No-Longer

    Collected Papers 1942-80

    By Paula Heimann

    Edited by Margret Tonnesmann

    Series: The New Library of Psychoanalysis

    About Children and Children-no-longer is the long awaited collection of Paula Heimann's published and unpublished papers. From the published work it includes the seminal paper 'On Countertransference' (1950); 'Dynamics and Transference Interpretations' (1956); 'Some Notes on Sublimation' (1959);...

    Published January 4th 1990 by Routledge

  3. Psychic Equilibrium and Psychic Change

    Selected Papers of Betty Joseph

    Edited by Michael Feldman, Elizabeth Bott Spillius

    Series: The New Library of Psychoanalysis

    Betty Joseph's work has become an outstanding influence in the development and theory of psychoanalytic technique in the Kleinian tradition. This collection of her most important papers examines the development of her thought and shows why a crucial part of her theory and practice is concerned with...

    Published September 7th 1989 by Routledge

  4. Melanie Klein Today, Volume 2: Mainly Practice

    Developments in Theory and Practice

    Edited by Elizabeth Bott Spillius

    Series: The New Library of Psychoanalysis

    Although both Kleinian psychoanalysts and their critics take it for granted that there is a therapeutic technique distinctive to the Kleinian approach, comparatively little has been written about what it is. In Melanie Klein Today, Volume 2, Elizabeth Bott Spillius brings together classic and new...

    Published December 1st 1988 by Routledge

  5. Thinking, Feeling, and Being

    By Ignacio Matte-Blanco

    Series: The New Library of Psychoanalysis

    Ignacio Matte-Blanco has made one of the most original contributions to psychoanalysis since Freud. In this book, which includes an introductory chapter to his work by Eric Rayner and David Tuckett, he develops his conceptualization of the Freudian unconscious in terms of logic and mathematics,...

    Published September 1st 1988 by Routledge

  6. Melanie Klein Today, Volume 1: Mainly Theory

    Developments in Theory and Practice

    Edited by Elizabeth Bott Spillius

    Series: The New Library of Psychoanalysis

    Melanie Klein Today, Volume 1 is the first of two volumes of collected essays devoted to developments in psychoanalysis based on the work of Melanie Klein. The papers are arranged into four groups: the analysis of psychotic patients, projective identification, on thinking, and pathalogical...

    Published April 28th 1988 by Routledge

  7. The Theatre of the Dream

    By Salomon Resnik

    Series: The New Library of Psychoanalysis

    The Theatre of the Dream is a profound study of our dream world and its place in everyday life. The author grounds his ideas in Freud and psychoanalysis authors such as Klein, Bion, Rosenfeld and Matte Blanco, but also draws on the approach to dream phenomena in the work of philosophers, artists...

    Published October 29th 1987 by Routledge

  8. The Riddle of Freud

    Jewish Influences on his Theory of Female Sexuality

    By Estelle Roith

    Series: The New Library of Psychoanalysis

    In The Riddle of Freud Estelle Roith argues that certain important elements of Judaic culture were so integral a part of Freud's personality that they became visible in his work and especially in his attitudes to and theories of femininity. Freud's formulation of femininity, which the author...

    Published September 17th 1987 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. Impasse and Interpretation

    Therapeutic and Anti-Therapeutic Factors in the Psychoanalytic Treatment of Psychotic, Borderline, and Neurotic Patients

    By Herbert Rosenfeld

    Series: The New Library of Psychoanalysis

    Herbert Rosenfeld makes a powerful case both for the intelligibility of psychotic symptoms and the potential benefits of their treatment by psychoanalytic means. ...

    Published May 21st 1987 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Torments of the Soul: Psychoanalytic transformations in dreaming and narration
    By Antonino Ferro
    To Be Published March 4th 2015
  2. Frances Tustin Today
    Edited by Judith L. Mitrani, Theodore Mitrani
    To Be Published March 4th 2015
  3. Formless Infinity: Clinical Explorations of Matte Blanco and Bion
    By Riccardo Lombardi
    To Be Published June 29th 2015

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