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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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    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.


    Item Type: Article
    School: Birkbeck Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > School of Social Sciences
    Depositing User: Raluca Soreanu
    Date Deposited: 19 Dec 2017 11:41
    Last Modified: 02 Aug 2023 17:32


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