Belief and Imagination: Explorations in Psychoanalysis (The by Ronald Britton

By Ronald Britton


Winner of the 2013 Sigourney Award!


Belief and Imagination brings jointly Ronald Britton's writing on those matters during the last 15 years, exploring the options from a Kleinian point of view. The publication covers:



  • The prestige of phantasies in an participants brain - are they proof or possibilities?

  • How the notions of objectivity and subjectivity are interrelated and feature their origins within the Oedipal triangle

  • How phantasies that are held to be items of the mind's eye, might be accounted for in psychoanalytic terms.

Britton additionally examines the connection among psychic fact and fictional writing, and the ways that trust, mind's eye and truth are explored within the works of Wordsworth, Rilke, Milton and Blake.

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