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(p. 263) Letter to Francesca Bion 

(p. 263) Letter to Francesca Bion
(p. 263) Letter to Francesca Bion

Donald W. Winnicott

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date: 19 October 2020

In this letter to Francesca Bion, wife of Wilfred R. Bion, Winnicott apologises that he did not get a chance to speak to her at a BPAS meeting. He admits his embarrassment at having slept through Dr Bion’s paper ‘On Arrogance’ and hopes Bion will lend him a copy. He expresses his view of the difficulty and also the importance of Bion’s work, despite Pearl King’s views.

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