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Narratives of Love and Loss: Studies in Modern Children's Fiction
     

Narratives of Love and Loss: Studies in Modern Children's Fiction

by Michael Rustin, Margaret Rustin
 

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An important and perceptive contribution to the study of children's literature, this welcome reissue includes a new postscript exploring in detail the phenomenal success of J.K.Rowling's series of Harry Potter stories.

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An important and perceptive contribution to the study of children's literature, this welcome reissue includes a new postscript exploring in detail the phenomenal success of J.K.Rowling's series of Harry Potter stories.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781855752696
Publisher:
Karnac Books
Publication date:
05/28/2001
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
5.75(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.68(d)

Meet the Author

Michael Rustin is Professor of Sociology at the University of East London, a Visiting Professor at the Tavistock Clinic, and an Associate of the British Psychoanalytical Society. He has written widely on psychoanalytic approaches to culture and society, including on children’s fiction (Narratives of Love and Loss) and drama (Mirror to Nature) both with Margaret Rustin. He is also author of The Good Society and the Inner World and is a co-author/editor of After NeoLiberalism: The Kilburn Manifesto.

Margaret Rustin is a consultant child and adolescent psychotherapist at the Tavistock Clinic, London, where she has been Head of Child Psychotherapy since 1986. She has pioneered and supported the extension of training in psychoanalytic observational approaches to training across the United Kingdom and in a number of other countries. She has coauthored, with Michael Rustin, Narratives of Love and Loss and Mirror to Nature, and has co-edited Closely Observed Infants, as well as Psychotic States in Children and Assessment in Psychotherapy.

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