Bothered By Alligators by Marion Milner

By Marion Milner

Milner's ultimate textual content, Bothered through Alligators, happened while, in her nineties, she all of sudden came upon a diary she had stored throughout the early years of her son's lifestyles, recording his conversations and play among the a while of 2 and 9. With it used to be a storybook written and illustrated through him whilst he was once approximately seven years outdated.

Whilst engaged on the cloth, Milner progressively realised that either diary and storybook have been frightening questions she realised had scarcely been requested, not to mention responded in her personal research. via her thoughts, her notebooks and by way of analyzing her personal formerly discarded drawings and work, she reaches some extent of understanding that they have been depicting issues she didn't comprehend in herself, addressing her relationships not just along with her son but in addition together with her husband, her father, and particularly, her mom.

Like a lot of Milner's prior books there's a deeply own caliber to Bothered via Alligators, however it is a high quality that transcends the private and divulges insights and conclusions that may be either fascinating and worthy to clinicians; and engaging to readers from a mental, a literary, a creative or an academic heritage, and, particularly, people with an curiosity in psychoanalysis and autobiography and in Milner's work.

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