Wilfred Bion's Letters to John Rickman (1939–1951)Introduction

  title={Wilfred Bion's Letters to John Rickman (1939–1951)Introduction},
  author={D. Vonofakos and B. Hinshelwood},
  journal={Psychoanalysis and History},
This is a collection of 29 letters, 27 from Wilfred Bion to John Rickman, one addressed to Mrs Rickman and one from Rickman to Bion. These letters have been fully transcribed, annotated and published for the first time and offer a rare glimpse into the blossoming relationship between the two men and the gradual emergence of Bion's intellect through his work in War Office Selection Boards (WOSBs), the Northfield Military hospital and the exploratory groups at the Tavistock Clinic.Through this… Expand
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