Bion and Being
Passion and the Creative Mind
By (author) Annie Reiner
Bion and Being by Annie Reiner
Book DescriptionWith his concept of "O," Wilfred Bion provided a new psychoanalytic space in which to explore the mind. Dr Annie Reiner's new book, Bion and Being: Passion and the Creative Mind, examines the similarities between this psychoanalytic space and the artist's creative sensibility, as well as mystical and religious states. This most mysterious and revolutionary of Bion's analytic ideas reflects what is essentially a state of being, an experience of mental integrity and union between emotional and rational functions of the mind which is the basis of thinking and creativity. In an effort to provide emotional understanding to Bion's theoretical ideas, Dr Reiner uses examples of artists, poets, writers, theologians, and philosophers, including Rilke, Cummings, Shakespeare, Beckett, and Nietzsche, to illustrate these psychoanalytic concepts. She also presents detailed clinical examples of patient's dreams to explore the obstacles to these states of being, as well as how to work clinically to develop access to these creative states.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781855758544
Classification: Psychoanalytical theory (Freudian psychology)
Format: Paperback (230mm x 147mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Karnac Books
Publisher: Karnac Books
Publish Date: 30-Apr-2012
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Annie Reiner
Annie Reiner, is a member and senior faculty member of The Psychoanalytic Center of California (PCC) in Los Angeles, and a fellow of the International Psychoanalytical Association (IPA). Her work was profoundly influenced by the ideas of Wilfred Bion, with whom she studied in the 1970s. Her psychoanalytic writings have been published in various journals and anthologies. In addition to her work and writings as a psychoanalyst, Dr Reiner is an accomplished playwright, poet and painter. She is the author of four books of poems, a book of short stories, and four children's books which she also illustrated. She maintains a private practice in Beverly Hills, California.
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