Donald W. Winnicott,
the inventor of childhood
ISBN: 9782919372140
Publication: May. 2, 2012
48 pages
105 × 150 mm
Black and white drawings
FBP: 7.50 €

Donald W. Winnicott,
the inventor of childhood

Rafaële Ide, Nicole Sorand
Paediatrician and psychoanalyst, D. W. Winnicott was one of the first doctors to regard babies as individual people. His original vision radically changed how we understand childhood.
  • Rafaële Ide The drawings in her notebook’s margins lead Rafaële Ide to the plastic arts. As an artist she explores the world through painting, photography, video, and artists' books.

  • Nicole Sorand is a psychoanalyst who has a passion for literature. She wanted to share her enthusiasm for Winnicott, the pediatrician, psychoanalyst, and discoverer of childhood’s territories.

We speak of it!
  • The authoress, a psychoanalyst, retraces in a correct manner the complete course of Freudian thought on which D.W. Winnicot depends and shows the originality of his ideas. The drawings of Rafaële Ide explore the world of childhood with great gentleness.
  • The authoress, herself a psychoanalyst, manages to make these complex ideas very clear and accessible for a young adolescent without the necessity of previous knowledge, including Freudian theory. (…)

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  • A pediatrician and psychoanalyst whom the Seeds and Guides offers children to discover and who can be found quoted in educational works on sports… and for good reason!

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