By Hamish Canham, Carole Satyamurti
A part of the Tavistock health facility sequence. This publication explores the various ways that an knowing of poetry, and the poetic impulse, will be fruitfully proficient through psychoanalytic principles. it may be argued that there's a specific affinity among poetry and psychoanalysis, in that either pay shut consciousness to the suitable meanings of linguistic expression, and either, even though in numerous methods, are centrally fascinated about subconscious methods. The participants to this quantity, the vast majority of them clinicians with a powerful curiosity in literature, discover this connection in numerous methods, targeting the paintings of specific poets, from the prophet Ezekiel to Seamus Heaney.
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For months she’d sent me out for index cards, scribbled with a squirrel concentration while I’d nag at her, seeing strength drain, ink-blue, from her finger-ends providing for a string of hard winters I was trying not to understand. Only after, opening it, I saw how she’d rendered herself down from flesh to paper, alphabetical; there for me in every way she could anticipate —Acupuncture, conditions suited to —Books to read by age twenty-one —Choux pastry: how to make, when to use. The cards looked after me.
Engaging with the medium of language, with all its specific qualities and associations, the poet seeks to give expression to aspects of the internal world, and looks for a way of handling that medium which will best serve his or her vision. A number of papers in this volume show a clear debt to the ideas of Hanna Segal, who has perhaps contributed more than any other contemporary psychoanalytic thinker to an understanding of creativity. For her, too, the starting point is the inner world of the artist.
11. 139-142] thereby, to go back to Barfield (1928), mediating the intuition of meaning by suitable suggestion. Mandelstam (1977) casts the relationship between word and meaning in different, but arresting terms: Every word is a bundle and the meaning sticks out of it in various directions, not striving to any one official point. When we pronounce “sun” we are, as it were, making an immense journey … poetry … rouses us and shakes us awake in the middle of a word. Then the word turns out to be far longer than we thought, and we remember that to speak means to be forever on the road.
Acquainted with the Night. Psychoanalysis and the Poetic Imagination by Hamish Canham, Carole Satyamurti