The Work of the Negative

Author(s) : Andre Green

The Work of the Negative

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  • Publisher : Free Association Books
  • Published : 1999
  • Cover : Paperback
  • Category :
    Psychoanalysis
  • Catalogue No : 9148
  • ISBN 13 : 9781853434709
  • ISBN 10 : 1853434701

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The author draws attention to the work of the negative in Freud, examining aspects such as dream works and the work of mourning. The "work of the negative" refers to how we cope, or do not cope, with the inevitability of lacking what we want. 317 pages.

About the Author(s)

André Green (1927-2012) was a psychoanalyst who lived and worked in Paris. He was President of the Paris Psycho-Analytical Society and was Vice-President of the International Psychoanalytic Association. He was co-editor of the Nouvelle Revue de Psychanalyse. He also wrote numerous books, including On Private Madness, The Work of the Negative, The Fabric of Affect in the Psychoanalytical Discourse, The Chains of Eros, Life Narcissism. Death Narcissism and Key Ideas for a Contemporary Psychoanalysis.

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