Draft manuscripts and typescripts of articles and papers by William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn: ‘The Place of Imagination in the Psychology of the Child’; ‘A Psycho-Analytical Interpretation of Soviet Russia’; ‘The Sociological Significance of Communism Considered in the Light of Psycho-Analysis’; and, notes for tutorials or lectures by Fairbairn. Edit

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MS.50179
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English

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  • 1934-1935. (Creation)

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    138 folios.

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    English

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    The papers are arranged chronologically. Where material concerning a particular work spans two or more years the papers are placed by the earliest date.

    1934.

    ‘The Place of Imagination in the Psychology of the Child’.

    Amended typescript, 1934, of a lecture, ‘The Place of Imagination in the Psychology of the Child’, by William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn. The lecture was delivered at the Parents` National Education Union, Edinburgh Branch meeting, February 1934. The typescript has been amended by Fairbairn. Folios 1-17.

    ‘A Psycho-Analytical Interpretation of Soviet Russia’.

    Amended typescript, 1934, of a paper, ‘A Psycho-Analytical Interpretation of Soviet Russia’, by William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn. The paper was read at the British Psychological Society, Scottish Branch meeting, December 1934. The typescript has been amended by Fairbairn. Folios 18-30.

    Summary, 1934, of Fairbairn’s paper, ‘A Psycho-Analytical Interpretation of Soviet Russia’. Folio 31.

    1934-1935.

    ‘A Psycho-Analytical Interpretation of Communism’ and ‘The Sociological Significance of Communism Considered in the Light of Psycho-Analysis’.

    Amended typescript, circa 1934, of a paper, ‘A Psycho-Analytical Interpretation of Communism’, by William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn. The paper was read before the British Psychological Society, Scottish Branch, on 1 December 1934. The typescript is annotated ‘1st Revision (not as published)’. The typescript has been amended by Fairbairn. Folios 32-54.

    Amended typescript, 1935, of an article, ‘The Sociological Significance of Communism Considered in the Light of Psycho-Analysis’, by William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn. The article was contributed to the ‘British Journal of Medical Psychology’, 1935. The amendments are by Fairbairn and the editor of the journal. The article is based on Fairbairn’s paper ‘A Psycho-Analytical Interpretation of Communism’ (folios 32-54). Folios 55-74.

    Typescript, 1935, of ‘The Sociological Significance of Communism Considered in the Light of Psycho-Analysis’, by William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn, as published in the ‘British Journal of Medical Psychology’, 1935. Folios 75-94.

    1935.

    Notes and lectures on psychopathology.

    Manuscript notes, circa 1935, of William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn concerning lectures on psychopathology. The notes would appear to have been prepared for lectures or tutorials given by Fairbairn at the University of Edinburgh. Folios 95-138.

  • Related Materials

    The article ‘The Sociological Significance of Communism Considered in the Light of Psycho-analysis’ (folios 32-94) is based on the paper ‘A Psycho-Analytical Interpretation of Soviet Russia’ (folios 18-31).

  • Bibliography

    The bibliography is arranged alphabetically by the title of the article.

    ‘The Place of Imagination in the Psychology of the Child’ (folios 1-17) is printed in: `From Instinct to Self: Selected Papers of W R D Fairbairn`, volume 2, edited by E Fairbairn Birtles and D Scharff (Jason Aronson, 1994).

    ‘The Sociological Significance of Communism Considered in the Light of Psycho-Analysis’ (folios 75-94) is printed in: `British Journal of Medical Psychology’, volume 15, number 2 (1935) pp 218-229 and, Fairbairn, William Ronald Dodds, `Psychoanalytic Studies of the Personality`, (London, 1952).

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