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Tavistock Press was established as a co-operative venture between the Tavistock Institute and Routledge & Kegan Paul (RKP) in the 1950s to produce a series of major contributions across the social sciences. This volume is part of a 2001 reissue of a selection of those important works which have since gone out of print, or are difficult to locate. Published by ...more
Paperback, 368 pages
Published February 1st 2002 by Free Press (first published May 8th 1968)
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Psychoanalyst Dr David Bell has chosen to discuss Envy and Gratitude by Melanie Klein on FiveBooks as one of the top five on his subject - Psychoanalysis, saying that:

“…Melanie Klein is perhaps the most influential post-Freudian and, where Freud found the child in the adult and saw how all of us carry within us childhood thoughts, feelings and fantasies that have a determining effect on our lives, often unconsciously, Klein found the infant in the child. She developed a form of psychoanalysis
Dec 09, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
psikanalizin temel kitaplarından biri. azıcık ağır bir okuma olmakla beraber ilgi duyan birinin okuyamayacağı kadar teknik de değil. hasetten şükrana giden yolu öğrenmenin oldukça ilginç olacağını garanti edebilirim.
Ahmet Bozkurt
Apr 16, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Ahmet Bozkurt, “Haset ve Şükran”, Virgül, Sayı 26, Ocak 2000

Freud sonrası psikanalizin önemli isimlerinden Melanie Klein, Haset ve Şükran adlı eserinde hasetin nasıl bir libidinal arzu içerisinden geçtiğini gösterir; hasetin yıkıcı itkilerin oral-sadist ve anal-sadist bir ifadesi olduğunu ve yaşamın başından beri etkili olan bu tavrın aynı zamanda bünyesel bir temele dayandığını ortaya koyar.
Çocuk analizinin ve aynı zamanda İngiliz "nesne ilişkileri" okulunun kurucusu olan Melanie Klein insan
Dec 06, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2018, psychology
4 stars, won't buy a copy, will get a PDF, will strongly recommend to others, will include in recommended-reading lists.

Melanie Klein is known for her contributions to the practice of psychoanalysis in the 40s and 50s. Psychoanalysis is a pretty specific practice that involves linking adult behaviors and thought processes to childhood developmental experiences. Dreams, relationships, and even the relationship between analyst and subject are analyzed.

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Joli Hamilton
Klein is the clearest writer among the Freudians, in my opinion. Worth reading today, particularly the titular essay, to grasp why Freudian theory remains relevant, if in need of reinterpretation.
Dec 14, 2015 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
This book can be counted among my first psychoanalytical readings. Her ideas about envy, its origin and its relationship with gratitude make sense for me. However, I can't say the same thing about analysis of dreams. I found them little ridiculuos and deviant .In addition, I think she exaggerated the role of therapist, like an enviable god.Nevertheless, I am aware that my all criticisms are associated with the classic psychoanalytic theory rather than Melanie Klein's theory in particular.
Dec 30, 2007 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: psyphy
Très éclairant. Il y a bien sûr des idées contestables, mais c'est tellement logique, clair, intelligent, qu'on ne se préoccupe que des nombreux éclairs de génie. Je m'y suis retrouvée, j'y ai retrouvé ma mère, mes amies, etc. Les idées contestables, bah, comme chez Freud on les considère facilement comme les petites failles qui font que l'auteur nous semble humain (au bon sens du terme).
Sep 24, 2015 marked it as to-keep-ref
Melanie Klein ya había dicho que de todos los objetos que el niño sitúa en la madre, hay uno especial, privilegiado: el pene del padre. Con su teoría del falo, Lacan dio una nueva formulación a esta idea.

Lacan para principiantes Pág.93
Feb 17, 2014 rated it really liked it
Melanie Klein is great. One hopes that her work will be presented in a proper, scholarly edition at some point. This edition … is not scholarly. Still, lots of great texts.
Rana Gediz Iren
Sep 26, 2012 rated it really liked it

This explained it all to me....everything that didn't make sense does, now.
Jul 14, 2015 rated it it was amazing
This book gives excellent re-clarification of Kleinian theory, including a vivid description of how projective identification works.
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An Austrian-born British psychoanalyst who devised novel therapeutic techniques for children that had a significant impact on child psychology and contemporary psychoanalysis. She was a leading innovator in theorizing object relations theory.