Books and papers by Donald Meltzer

 

 

The Claustrum: an investigation of claustrophobic phenomena

            Clunie Press, 1992

 

Sincerity and Other Works: Collected Papers

Karnac, 1994

 

The Apprehension of Beauty: the role of aeshetic conflict in development, art and violence

            with M. Harris Williams.  Clunie Press, 1988

 

Studies in Extended Metapsychology: clinical applications of Bion’s ideas

            Clunie Press, 1986

 

Dream Life: a re-examination of the psycho-analytical theory and technique

           Clunie Press, 1983

 

The Kleinian Development: Book I (Freud), Book II (Klein), Book III (Bion)

single-volume edition Clunie Press, 1978

 

A psychoanalytic model of the child-in-the-family-in-the-community

            with Martha Harris, 1976

            (first published in English in Sincerity: Collected Papers, ed. Hahn)

 

Explorations in Autism: a psychoanalytic study

            Clunie Press, 1975

 

Sexual States of Mind

            Clunie Press, 1973

 

The Psychoanalytical Process

            Heinemann, 1967; Clunie Press, 1970

 

 

Supervision work

 

 

Supervisions with Donald Meltzer: the Simsbury seminars

  with Castella, Farre, Tabbia.  Karnac, 2003

 

Psychoanalytic work with children and adults – Meltzer in Barcelona

              with the Psychoanalytic Group of Barcelona. Karnac, 2002

 

Transfert, Adolescenza, Disturbi del Pensiero

            with the Racker Group of Venice. Armando, 2004

 

‘About supervision: an interview with Donald Meltzer

with R. and M. Oelsner. British Journal of Psychotherapy, spring 2005, 21 (3)

 

‘Lectures and seminars in Kleinian child psychiatry’

1960 (published in Sincerity: Collected Papers)

 

 

Papers – collected

 

 

Sincerity and Other Works: Collected Papers

ed. A. Hahn. Karnac, 1994

 

A Meltzer Reader

          ed. M. H. Williams (selected papers introduced by colleagues and students of Meltzer; includes some previously unpublished passages).  Harris Meltzer Trust, 2010.

 

 

Papers and chapters in books

 

 

‘Thought disorder: a distinct phenomenological category?’

[1995] first published British Journal of Psychotherapy, spring 2005, Vol. 21(3), pp. 417-28

 

‘The role of projective identification in the formation of weltanschauung’

Lectures on Psychotherapy and Spirituality ed. Field and Nathan.  Karnac, 2005.  pp. 131-36

 

‘Concerning signs and symbols’

[1995] first published British Journal of Psychotherapy (1997), Vol. 14(2), pp. 175-81

 

‘The role of projective identification in the formation of weltanschauung’

Lectures on Psychotherapy and Spirituality ed. Nathan Field et al.  Karnac, 2005.  pp. 131-36

 

‘Nuove considerazioni sul concetto di conflitto estetico’

Paesaggi della menti: una psicoanalisi per l’estetica ed. S. Gosso.  Milan: Franco Angeli, 1997, pp. 107-16

 

‘The evolution of object relations’

British Journal of Psychotherapy, autumn 2005, Vol. 14 no.1, pp. 60-66

 

‘The relationship of psychoanalysis to similar sciences and areas’

Revista de Psicanalise da SPPA, December 2004, Vol. 11 no. 3, pp. 437-48

 

‘Reply to Dr Apprey’s paper “When disciplined description precedes interpretation: slowing down Meltzer’s account of sincerity to reinsert description in post-Kleinian terminology’

with Meg Harris Williams. Journal of Melanie Klein and Object Relations March 1997, Vol. 15 no. 1, pp. 131-34

 

‘A personal response to the making of an analyst: Michael Fordham

            Journal of Child Psychotherapy, April 1996, Vol. 22, no.1, pp.26-27

 

‘A system of workshops’

            Psychanalystes,  1994, Vol. 48, pp. 99-102

 

‘Beyond conscience: the concept of “super-ego” and its implications for the psychoanalytic work’

            Analytische Psychologie, July 1991, Vol. 22, no.2, pp. 79-99

 

‘Psicopatologia dell’adolescenza’

with Martha Harris. Quaderni di Psicoterapia Infantile 1, (3rd edition 1991), pp. 15-76. Borla

 

‘Teoria della perversione sessuale’, ‘Perversita’, ‘Posizione schizo-paranoide e posizione depressiva’

Quaderni di Psicoterapia Infantile 1, (3rd edition 1991), pp. 101-141. Borla       

 

‘Concerning the stupidity of evil’

(1988) (published in Sincerity: Collected Papers, ed. A. Hahn,1994)

 

‘Bion’s A Memoir of the Future’

with Meg Harris Williams. 1985 (published in Sincerity: Collected Papers, ed. A. Hahn,1994)           

 

‘Does Money-Kyrle’s concept of misconception have any unique descriptive power?’

Scientific Bulletin of the British Psycho-analytical Society 1981, no.8 (published in Sincerity: Collected Papers, ed. A. Hahn,1994)

 

‘The diameter of the circle in Wilfed Bion’s work’

Scientific Bulletin of the British Psycho-analytical Society, 1980

(published in Sincerity: Collected Papers)

 

‘Psicopatologia dell’adolescenza’

with Martha Harris. Quaderni di Psicoterapia Infantile 1, (3rd edition 1991), pp. 15-76. Borla

 

‘Teoria della perversione sessuale’, ‘Perversita’, ‘Posizione schizo-paranoide e posizione depressiva’

Quaderni di Psicoterapia Infantile 1, (3rd edition 1991), pp. 101-141. Borla

 

‘Un approccio psicoanalitico alle psicosi’

            Quaderni di Psicoterapia Infantile 2, 1979, pp. 31-49. Borla

 

‘Sul processo introiettivo’

with Martha Harris. Quaderni di Psicoterapia Infantile 2, 1979, pp. 219-59. Borla

 

‘A note on introjective processes’

Scientific Bulletin of the British Psycho-analytical Society, 1978 (published in Sincerity: Collected Papers, ed. A. Hahn,1994)

 

‘A psychoanalytic model of the child-in-the-family-in-the-community’, 1976

        with Martha Harris (published in Sincerity: Collected Papers, ed. A. Hahn,1994)

 

‘Discussion at the William Alanson White Institute’

            Contemporary Psychoanalysis, Oct 1976, Vol. 12 no.4, pp.477-78

 

‘The delusion of clarity of insight’

International Journal of Psycho-analysis 1976, Vol. 57 no. 1-2, pp. 141-46

 

‘Temperature and distance as technical dimensions of interpretation’

1976 (published in Sincerity: Collected Papers, ed. A. Hahn,1994)

 

‘Adhesive Identification’

            Contemporary Psychoanalysis, Jul 1975, Vol. 11 no.3, pp.289-310

 

‘Mutism in infantile autism: a reply to the discussion by Donald Burnham’

            International Journal of Psycho-analysis 1975, Vol. 56 no. 2, p. 253

 

‘The role of narcissistic organization in the communication difficulties of the schizophrenic’

1975 (published in Sincerity: Collected Papers, ed. A. Hahn,1994)

 

‘Compulsive generosity’

1975 (published in Sincerity: Collected Papers,, ed. A. Hahn,1994)

 

‘The role of pregenital confusions in erotomania’

Scientific Bulletin of the British Psycho-analytical Society, 1974 (published in Sincerity: Collected Papers, ed. A. Hahn,1994)

 

‘The narcissistic foundation of the erotic transference’

1974 (published in Sincerity: Collected Papers, ed. A. Hahn,1994)

 

‘Repression, forgetting, and unfaithfulness’

Scientific Bulletin of the British Psycho-analytical Society, 1974 (published in Sincerity: Collected Papers, ed. A. Hahn,1994)

 

‘Routine and inspired interpretations’

Scientific Bulletin of the British Psycho-analytical Society, 1973 (published in Sincerity: Collected Papers, ed. A. Hahn,1994)

 

‘Towards an atelier system’

Scientific Bulletin of the British Psycho-analytical Society, 1971 (published in Sincerity: Collected Papers, ed. A. Hahn,1994)

 

‘Positive and negative forms’

1970 (published in Sincerity: Collected Papers, ed. A. Hahn,1994)

 

‘The relation of aims to methodology in the treatment of children’

1968 (published in Sincerity: Collected Papers, ed. A. Hahn,1994)

 

‘A note on analytic receptivity’

1968 (published in Sincerity: Collected Papers, ed. A. Hahn,1994)

 

‘An interruption technique for the analytic impasse’

1968 (published in Sincerity: Collected Papers, ed. A. Hahn,1994)

 

‘Return to the imperative: an ethical implication of psychoanalytic findings’

1965 (published in Sincerity: Collected Papers, ed. A. Hahn,1994)

 

‘The dual unconscious basis of materialism’

1965 (published in Sincerity: Collected Papers, ed. A. Hahn,1994)

 

‘The differentiation of somatic delusions from hypochondria’

1963 (published in Sincerity: Collected Papers, ed. A. Hahn,1994)

 

‘Evaluation of Melanie Klein’s Narrative of a Child Analysis’

International Journal of Psycho-analysis 1963, Vol. 44 no.4, pp. 507-13

 

‘The metapsychology of cyclothymic states’

1963 (published in Sincerity: Collected Papers, ed. A. Hahn,1994)

 

‘Towards a structural concept of anxiety’

1955 (published in Sincerity: Collected Papers, ed. A. Hahn,1994)

 

 

 

Some related publications and sources

to be extended

 

 

 

Castella R., Farre L., Tabbia, C. (2003) Supervisions with Donald Meltzer: the Simsbury seminars   Karnac 

 

Fisher, J.  (2000) ‘A father’s abdication: Lear’s retreat from “aesthetic conflict” International Journal of Psychoanalysis 81 (5) 963-82

 

Fano Cassese, Sylvia.  Introduction to the work of Donald Meltzer.  Karnac

 

Glover, N. (2009)  Psychoanalytic Aesthetics. Harris Meltzer Trust.

 

Gosso, Sandra.  Psychoanalysis and Art. Karnac Books, 2004.

 

Grinberg L, Sor, D and Bianchedi T, (Clunie Press 1975)  Introduction to the work of Bion.  New Edition, Karnac, 1992. 

 

Grotstein, J. S. (Ed.)(1988)   Do I Dare Disturb the Universe? A Memorial to W. R. Bion.  Reprinted Karnac, 1988.

 

Hindle, D. (2000) ‘L’enfant et les sortileges revisited’ International Journal of Psycho-analysis 81, 1185

 

Hindle, D., Godsil, S. (2006)  ‘The song of the siren: some thoughts on idealization and creativity in Martinu’s Julietta’  International Journal of Psycho-analysis 87: 1087-102

 

Hinshelwood R. D.  (1989) A Dictionary of Kleinian Thought .  Free Association Books

 

Langer, S. (1942) Philosophy in a New Key. Harvard UP.

 

Langer, S. (1953) Feeling and Form: a theory of art.  Routledge.

 

Marquez H., Petrelli M.E., Rossetti, M. (Racker Group of Venice) (2004)  Transfert, Adolescenza, Disturbi del Pensiero. Armando

 

Meltzer, D. with the Psychoanalytic Group of Barcelona (2002) Psychoanalytic work with children and adults: Meltzer in Barcelona. Karnac.

  

Rhode, E. (1994) ‘The image in Form’.  Symposium paper on Adrian Stokes, 1994.  www.pstokes.demon.co.uk

 

Rhode, E.  (1997) On Hallucination, Intuition and the becoming of `O’. esf  publishers.

 

Sanders, K. (2006) Mind from brain: emotional problems in primary care – a psychoanalytic view Karnac

 

Sanders, K. (2006) Meltzer and the influence of BIon. British Journal of Psychotherapy 22(3) 347-362.

 

Segal, H. (1952, 1957) `A psycho-analytical approach to aesthetics’, and `Notes on Symbol formation’ in The Work of Hanna Segal. Aronson, 1981.

 

Sharpe, E. Dream Analysis.  Reprinted Chatto, 1961.

 

Stokes, A.  (1947) Inside Out: an essay in the psychology and aesthetic appeal of space.  Faber.

 

Stokes, A.  (1955) `Form in art’.   In M, Klein, P. Heimann, & R. Money-Kyrle (eds) New Directions in Psychoanalysis.   Tavistock.

 

Stokes, A.  (1961) Three Essays on the Painting of our Time. Tavistock.

 

Stokes, A.  (1963) Painting and the Inner World. London: Tavistock.

 

Stokes, A.  (1963) `Concerning the social basis of art’. Reprinted in D. Meltzer and M. Harris Williams, The Apprehension of Beauty.  Clunie Press, 1988.

Stokes, A.  (1965) The Invitation in Art. London: Tavistock.

 

Waddell, M.  (1998) Inside Lives:  Psychoanalysis and the Growth of Personality.  Reprinted Karnac.

 

Williams, M.H.  (1982) Inspiration in Milton and Keats.   Macmillan

 

Williams, M.H. and Waddell, M. (1992). The Chamber of Maiden Thought: literary origins of the psychoanalytic model of the mind.  Routledge.

 

Williams, M.H. (2005) The Vale of Soulmaking: poetic origins of the post-Kleinian model of the mind.  Karnac.

 

Williams, M.H. (2009) An introduction to the work of Donald Meltzer (talk)  click here

 

Williams, M.H. (2010) Bion’s Dream: a reading of the autobiographies. Karnac.

 

Williams, M.H. (2010) The Aesthetic Development: the poetic spirit of psychoanalysis. Karnac.

 

Winnicott. D. (1971) Playing and Reality. Tavistock.

 

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