This choice collection contains some of the most significant contributions to psychoanalytic and psychological understandingof the effect of object loss on adults and children. Designed for psychoanalysts, psychotherapists and students of psychoanalysis and psychotherapy, this important volume focuses on those contributions most directly relevant to the clinical situation, without neglecting fundamental descriptive and theoretical contributions.
Rita V. Frankiel has culled the literature on object loss and assembled the most salient and conceptually powerful contributions to the field. Each paper is introduced with a brief summary of its contribution to the development of our understanding of object loss. This valuable resource thus provides the serious student of object loss with a ready source of the most important materials on the subject.
Contributors: Karl Abraham, Sol Altschul, John Bowlby, Helene Deutsch, J. Marvin Eisenstadt, George Engel, Joan Fleming, Sigmund Freud, Erna Furman, Robert Furman, Edith Jacobson, Melanie Klein, Paul Lerner, Erich Lindemann, Hans W. Loewald, Marie E. McAnn, George Pollock, Hanna Segal, Chistina Sekaer, Vamik D. Volkan, and Martha Wolfenstein.
"[I]t is written in an energetic style with a commitment to exploring the evolution of Hebrew from ancient times to the present in ways that a broad audience can comprehend. It will be fortunate, indeed, if future efforts can achieve the commendable promise embodied in this volume's title with the clarity and enthusiasm that fill its pages."
-"Religious Studies Review", "Those with a passion for Hebrew, linguistics and religious history will probably find much to captivate them."
-"Na'amat Woman", "A fascinating account of the evolution of Hebrew as a language. Those interested in language are in for a delightful surprise."
-"Record-Review" of Scarsdale, NY, "Hoffman has a flair for explaining how languages work."
-"Times Literary Supplement", "Hoffman does a good job of pointing out the different traditions of biblical Hebrew that existed in antiquity."
-"The Jerusalem Post",
Series: Essential Papers on Psychoanalysis
Number Of Pages: 547
Published: 1st March 1994
Publisher: New York University Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.3
Weight (kg): 0.86