|About the Book|
Published in English for the first time, this is a seminal work by an original and creative analytical thinker.Piera Aulagniers The Violence of Interpretation bridges the work of Winnicott and Lacan, putting forward a theory of psychosis based on childrens early experiences. The authors analysis of the relationship between the others communications and the infants psychic experience. and of the pre-verbal stage of development of unconscious fantasy starting from the pictogram, have fundamental implications for the psychoanalytic theory of development. She developed Lacans ideas to enable the treatment of severe psychotic states.Containing detailed discussion of clinical material, and written in the authors precise yet provocative style, The Violence of Interpretation is a welcome addition to the New Library of Psychoanalysis.