Art and analysis: An Adrian Stokes reader

Williams, Meg Harris (2014) Art and analysis: An Adrian Stokes reader. The Harris Meltzer Trust Series . Harris Meltzer Trust, London. ISBN 9781782201182

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This edition is an introductory selection from the writings of Adrian Stokes (1902-1972), the Kleinian aesthete who created a unique vision of the relation between psychoanalysis, art, and aesthetic experience in general. His approach was founded initially on his travels in Italy which then acquired a more formal theoretical foundation during his analysis with Melanie Klein. Stokes was a close friend of leading figures in both psychoanalytic and artistic-literary circles, including Richard Wollheim who organised a previous edition of extracts, The Image in Form. The present edition concentrates specifically on the writing that demonstrates the parallels between art and psychoanalysis.

Item Type: Book
Uncontrolled Keywords: Psychoanalysis, Culture
Subjects: Schools of Psychology > Klein, Melanie
Psychological Therapies, Psychiatry, Counselling > Psychoanalysis
Department/People: Honorary Staff
Depositing User: Ms Linda Dolben
Date Deposited: 30 Sep 2014 11:20
Last Modified: 30 Sep 2014 15:43

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