This is the first English translation of Le Travail du Negatif by the French psychoanalyst and thinker Andre Green. Green draws our attention to the work of the negative in Freud, examining aspects that are not normally associated with it: dream work, the work of mourning, identification etc. The kernel of Green's argument is that the development of the ego and any experiencing of ourselves as subjects has to be achieved against an essential background of loss and absence. The phrase work of the negative refers to how we do or do not cope with this inevitability of lacking what we want.
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Andre Green is a Training Analyst and a former President of the Paris Psychoanalytic Society, an Honorary Member of the British Psychoanalytical Society and a Patron of the Squiggle Foundation. He is also a Director of the Paris Psychoanalytic Institute and an author of various books in the psychoanalytic field including "The Work of the Negative, The Chains of Eros" and "Time in Psychoanalysis."Language Notes:
Text: English (translation)
Original Language: French
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