The Collected Works of Melanie Klein

Author(s) : Melanie Klein

The Collected Works of Melanie Klein

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A four-volume set including Melanie Klein's best-known works.

This is a facsimile edition of the 1975 Hogarth Press four-volume set.

Volume I - “Love, Guilt and Reparation” and Other Works 1921-1945

1. The Development of a Child (1921)

2. Inhibitions and Difficulties at Puberty (1922)

3. The Role of the School in the Libidinal Development of the Child (1923)

4. Early Analysis (1923)

5. A Contribution to the Psychogenesis of Tics (1925)

6. The Psychological Principles of Early Analysis (1926)

7. Symposium on Child-Analysis (1927)

8. Criminal Tendencies in Normal Children (1927)

9. Early Stages of the Oedipus Conflict (1928)

10. Personification in the Play of Children (1929)

11. Infantile Anxiety Situations Reflected in a Work of Art and in the Creative Impulse (1929)

12. The Importance ofSymbol-Formation in the Development of the Ego (1930)

13. The Psychotherapy of the Psychoses (1930)

14. A Contribution to the Theory of Intellectual Inhibition (I931)

15. The Early Development of Conscience in the Child (1933)

16. On Criminality (I934)

17. A Contribution to the Psychogenesis of Manic-Depressive States (1935)

18. Weaning (1936)

19. Love, Guilt and Reparation (I937)

20. Mourning and its Relation to Manic-Depressive States (1940)

21. The Oedipus Complex in the Light of Early Anxieties (1945)

Volume II - The Psycho-Analysis of Children

Part I


1. The Psychological Foundations of Child Analysis

2. The Technique of Early Analysis

3· An Obsessional Neurosis in a Six-Year-Old Girl

4· The Technique of Analysis in the Latency Period

5· The Technique of Analysis in Puberty

6. Neurosis in Children

7. The Sexual Activities of Children

Part II


8. Early Stages of the Oedipus Conflict and of Super-Ego Formation

9. The Relations Between Obsessional Neurosis and the Early Stages of the Super-Ego

10. The Significance of Early Anxiety-Situations in the Development of the Ego

11. The Effects of Early Anxiety-Situations on the Sexual Development of the Girl

12. The Effects of Early Anxiety-Situations on the Sexual Development of the Boy

Volume III - “Envy and Gratitude” and Other Works 1946-1963

1. Notes on Some Schizoid Mechanisms (1946)

2. On the Theory of Anxiety and Guilt (1948)

3. On the Criteria for the Termination of a Psycho-Analysis (1950)

4· The Origins of Transference (1952)

5· The Mutual Influences in the Development of Ego and Id (1952)

6. Some Theoretical Conclusions Regarding the Emotional Life of the Infant (1952)

7. On Observing the Behaviour ofYoung Infants (1952)

8. The Psycho-Analytic Play Technique: Its History and Significance (1955)

9. On Identification (1955)

10. Envy and Gratitude (1957)

11. On the Development of Mental Functioning (1958)

12. Our Adult World and its Roots in Infancy (1959)

13. A Note on Depression in the Schizophrenic (1960o)

14. On Mental Health (1960)

15. Some Reflections on The Oresteia (1963)

16. On the Sense of Loneliness (1963)

Short Contributions

The Importance of Words in Early Analysis (1927)

Note on 'A Dream of Forensic Interest' (1928)

Theoretical Deductions from an Analysis of Dementia Praecox in Early Infancy (1929)

Review of Woman's Periodicity by Mary Chadwick (1933)

Some Psychological Considerations: A comment (1942)

Volume IV - Narrative of a Child Analysis

Sessions 1-93.

About the Author(s)

Melanie Klein was an Austrian-born British psychoanalyst who devised novel therapeutic techniques for children that had an impact on child psychology and contemporary psychoanalysis. She was a leading innovator in theorizing object relations theory, and remains one of the most important figures in psychoanalytical theory and practice.

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