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    Ferenczi’s times: the tangent, the segments, and the meandering line

    Soreanu, Raluca (2016) Ferenczi’s times: the tangent, the segments, and the meandering line. American Imago 73 (1), pp. 51-69. ISSN 0065-860X.

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    Abstract

    The article examines Sándor Ferenczi’s ideas about time and psychoanalytic technique. It proposes three metaphors for making sense of Ferenczi’s times: originary time (the tangent-out), organic time (segments), and pulsating time (the meandering line). For Ferenczi, a differentiated mental process of the analyst characterizes each of these modes of being in time. A clinical vignette explores the workings of these different time threads during an analytic session.

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    Item Type: Article
    School: Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy > Psychosocial Studies
    Depositing User: Raluca Soreanu
    Date Deposited: 19 Dec 2017 11:41
    Last Modified: 29 Jul 2019 14:31
    URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/18660

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