CHAPTER FIVE

 

 

An “ethical code” for authors?

 

Parthenope Bion Talamo

 

 

 

 

 

When I first started thinking about the possibility of producing a paper on writing in psychoanalysis, I had something very simple and practical in mind; not exactly along the lines of an American-style course on “creative writing”, but something of that sort. So I was aiming to speak about writing considered as interpersonal communication, which is the area that the people on the board of editors of the Rivista di Psicoanalisi usually find themselves dealing with, inasmuch as they function as editors rather than as analysts—and it is also the level on which they find that they have trouble. As I slowly mulled over the (few) ideas that I had on the subject, while ...

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