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(p. 433) Review: Envy and Gratitude: By Melanie Klein (London: Tavistock, 1957) 

(p. 433) Review: Envy and Gratitude: By Melanie Klein (London: Tavistock, 1957)
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(p. 433) Review: Envy and Gratitude: By Melanie Klein (London: Tavistock, 1957)
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Donald W. Winnicott

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10.1093/med:psych/9780190271374.003.0098
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date: 21 October 2018

In this review of Melanie Klein’s Envy and Gratitude, Winnicott summarises Klein’s theories of the origin of envy, oral sadism and the emotional development of the infant and small child. He describes how, in Klein’s view, envy would then be a by-product of the developing mother-infant relationship and of the ego organisation in the infant.

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