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By Hamish Canham, Carole Satyamurti
A part of the Tavistock sanatorium sequence. This publication explores a number of the ways that an figuring out of poetry, and the poetic impulse, might be fruitfully trained via psychoanalytic rules. it can be argued that there's a specific affinity among poetry and psychoanalysis, in that either pay shut awareness to the perfect meanings of linguistic expression, and either, even though in several methods, are centrally all in favour of subconscious methods. The individuals to this quantity, the vast majority of them clinicians with a powerful curiosity in literature, discover this connection in a number of methods, targeting the paintings of specific poets, from the prophet Ezekiel to Seamus Heaney.
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It sets out new approaches in the understanding and treatment of psychological disturbance in children, adolescents, and adults, both as individuals and in families. While this book was in the final stages of preparation, Hamish Canham fell ill. He died on 5 July 2003. His death is an immense loss to everyone who knew him. The papers in Acquainted With The Night, each in its instructively thoughtful, scholarly, and subtle way, elaborate various contemporary perspectives on the relationship between psychoanalysis and poetry.
As an art-form, however, psychoanalysis has very little to do with imaginative writing and a great deal in common with literary criticism. Or rather, with criticism as it used to be in the days before it was hijacked by extra-literary preoccupations, such as theory, gender, politics, race and, indeed, psychoanalysis. True criticism, the kind practised by masters like Coleridge and Eliot, comes without theoretical baggage and with nothing to prove. In order to find out what is going on in a work of art, the critic must let go of his own sensibility and immerse himself in that of the artist, without theories and without preconceptions.
Acquainted with the Night. Psychoanalysis and the Poetic Imagination by Hamish Canham, Carole Satyamurti