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Sunday 2 November 2008

Al Alvarez in conversation with Ted Jacobs


Photo: Vicky Alhadeff

Time: 7.00-8.30pm
Venue: The Freud Museum, 20 Maresfield Gardens, London, NW3 5SS. Nearest tube Finchley Road (Jubilee and Metropolitan lines)

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Tickets: £12/£8 concessions (includes a glass of wine).

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Al Alvarez taks to psychoanalyst Ted Jacobs about his work including his book The Writers Voice, an exploration of the elusive key to good writing which examines the relationship between reader and writern and compares a writer's search for a voice and the process of psychoanalysis.

Al Alvarez is a poet, novelist, literary critic, anthologist and author
of many highly praised non-fiction books on topics ranging from suicide,
divorce and dreams (The Savage God: A Study of Suicide, Life After Marriage, Night) to poker, North Sea oil and mountaineering (The Biggest Game in Town, Offshore, Feeding the Rat). His most recent books are New and Selected Poems and The Writer’s Voice.

Ted Jacobs is a psychoanalyst in private practice in New York. He is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the New York University School of Medicine and Past-President of the Association for Child Psychoanalysis. He serves on the editorial boards for the Psychoanalytic Quarterly, Psychoanalytic Inquiry, International Journal of Infant, Child and Adult Psychotherapy and The Journal of Clinical Psychoanalysis. He is the author of many papers and the book The Use of the Self: Countertransference and Communication in the Psychoanalytic Situation.





With funding from the Developing Psychoanalytic Practice and Training Program (DPPT)
of the International Psychoanalytical Association

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