D.W. Winnicott's distinctive contribution to our understanding of human development, based on extensive clinical work with babies and young children, is known and valued the world over.
In Playing and Reality he is concerned with the springs of imaginative living and of cultural experience in every sense, with whatever determines an individual's capacity to live creatively and to find life worth living. The ideas expressed here extend the theme first put forward in his paper 'Transitional Objects and Transitional Phenomena' published in 1953. They relate to an area of experience that has for centuries been a recurrent preoccupation of philosophers and poets. This intermediate area, between internal and external reality, is intensely personal, since its existence depends, as does the use that can be made of it, on each individual's early life experiences. If children can utilize this realm to initiate their relationship with the world, first through transitional objects, and later through play and shared playing, then cultural life and enjoyment of the cultural heritage, will be open to them.
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'Winnicott was the greatest British psychoanalyst who ever lived. He writes beautifully and simply about the problems of everyday life - and is the perfect thing to read if you want to understand yourself and other people better.' - Alain de BottonAbout the Author:
Donald Winnicott began his medical career in the field of paediatrics, but gradually became more and more interested in the study of child psychology. During his career he was President of the British Psycho-Analytical Society. President of the Paediatric Section of the Royal Society of Medicine, and Chairman of the Medical Section of the British Psychological Society. He died shortly after Completing Playing and Reality, which has since become a classic work of reference.
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Descrizione libro Routledge, 1982. Condizione libro: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Acknowledgements. Introduction. Transitional Objects and Transitional Phenomena. Dreaming, Fantasying, and Living: A Case-history Describing a Primary Dissociation. Playing: A Theoretical Statement. Playing: Creative Activity and the Search for the Self. Creativity and its Origins. The Use of an Object and Relating Through Identifications. The Location of Cultural Experience. The Place Where we Live. Mirror-role of Mother and Family in Child Development. Interrelating Apart from Instinctual Drive and in Terms of Cross-identifications. Contemporary Concepts of Adolescent Development and their Implications for Higher Education. Tailpiece. References. Index. Codice libro della libreria ABE_book_new_0415036895
Descrizione libro Routledge, 1982. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 0415036895
Descrizione libro Routledge, 1982. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. New. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0415036895
Descrizione libro Routledge, 1982. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110415036895
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