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    Clinical writing and the analyst's subjectivity

    Spurling, Laurence (2018) Clinical writing and the analyst's subjectivity. In: Weegman, M. (ed.) Psychodynamics of Writing. London, UK: Routledge, pp. 61-73. ISBN 9781782205043.

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    Lawrence Spurling’s chapter proceeds to different territory and questions. What, he asks, is good clinical writing? And how is the clinical work of others, founders, teachers, and proponents, best presented, as part of learning the craft of psychotherapy? “Cases” can become written exemplars, as they were for Freud, but the question remains of whose narrative it is, and what the implications might be when intimate clinical experiences are translated by just one of the participants from the spoken to the written word? A wide range of thinkers, including Freud, Malan, and Ogden, informs his account.


    Item Type: Book Section
    Additional Information: This is an Accepted Manuscript of a book chapter published by Routledge.
    School: Birkbeck Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > School of Social Sciences
    Depositing User: Laurence Spurling
    Date Deposited: 16 Nov 2018 14:36
    Last Modified: 02 Aug 2023 17:44


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