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Mary Jacobus: The poetics of psychoanalysis: In the wake of Klein

Mary Jacobus: The poetics of psychoanalysis: In the wake of Klein 202 BOOK REVIEWS REFERENCES Marleau , L . ( 1986 ) . Existential short term therapy . London: The Dympna Centre . Wolberg , L . (ed.) ( 1965 ) . The technique of short term psychotherapy . London: Grune and Stratton . DOI: 10.1057/palgrave.ajp.3350016 The poetics of psychoanalysis: In the wake of Klein , Mary Jacobus, Oxford University Press, Oxford and New York, 2005, 320pp. The poetics of psychoanalysis: In the wake of Klein provides the reader with a fi nely tuned explication and critique of the literary aspects of the British object relations school of psychoanalysis. Jacobus takes the stance of a literary critic and offers the disclaimer that “ this is not a psychoanalytic book ” (p. v). She endeavors “ … to maintain a literary critical approach ” (p. v). “ Rather than ‘ applying ’ British object relations psychoanalysis to literature and art, or using literature as a peda- gogical vehicle to explain psychoanalytic ideas,” (p. vii), Jacobus informs the reader that “ I have tried to read psychoanalytic writing in literary ways ” (p. vii).While in this reader ’ s opinion, Jacobus accomplishes her goal of speaking from the perspec- tive “ in http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The American Journal of Psychoanalysis Springer Journals

Mary Jacobus: The poetics of psychoanalysis: In the wake of Klein

The American Journal of Psychoanalysis , Volume 67 (2) – May 10, 2007

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Springer Journals
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Copyright © 2007 by Palgrave Macmillan Ltd
Subject
Psychology; Clinical Psychology; Psychotherapy; Psychoanalysis
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0002-9548
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1573-6741
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10.1057/palgrave.ajp.3350021
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202 BOOK REVIEWS REFERENCES Marleau , L . ( 1986 ) . Existential short term therapy . London: The Dympna Centre . Wolberg , L . (ed.) ( 1965 ) . The technique of short term psychotherapy . London: Grune and Stratton . DOI: 10.1057/palgrave.ajp.3350016 The poetics of psychoanalysis: In the wake of Klein , Mary Jacobus, Oxford University Press, Oxford and New York, 2005, 320pp. The poetics of psychoanalysis: In the wake of Klein provides the reader with a fi nely tuned explication and critique of the literary aspects of the British object relations school of psychoanalysis. Jacobus takes the stance of a literary critic and offers the disclaimer that “ this is not a psychoanalytic book ” (p. v). She endeavors “ … to maintain a literary critical approach ” (p. v). “ Rather than ‘ applying ’ British object relations psychoanalysis to literature and art, or using literature as a peda- gogical vehicle to explain psychoanalytic ideas,” (p. vii), Jacobus informs the reader that “ I have tried to read psychoanalytic writing in literary ways ” (p. vii).While in this reader ’ s opinion, Jacobus accomplishes her goal of speaking from the perspec- tive “ in

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Published: May 10, 2007

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