Customer Service | Help | FAQ | PEP-Easy | Report a Data Error | About
Tip: To review the glossary of psychoanalytic concepts…

PEP-Web Tip of the Day

Prior to searching for a specific psychoanalytic concept, you may first want to review PEP Consolidated Psychoanalytic Glossary edited by Levinson. You can access it directly by clicking here.

For the complete list of tips, see PEP-Web Tips on the PEP-Web support page.

Cooper, J. (1991). Masud Khan (1924-1989): A personal tribute. Free Associations, 2(1):91-98.

(1991). Free Associations, 2(1):91-98

Masud Khan

Masud Khan (1924-1989): A personal tribute

Judy Cooper

Soft you; a word or two before you go.

I have done the state some service, and they know't; –

No more of that. I pray you, in your letters,

When you shall these unlucky deeds relate,

Speak of me as I am; nothing extenuate,

Nor set down aught in malice

(Othello V. ii. 338-43)

I first met Masud Khan in a clinical consultation over twenty years ago. I can still remember it very clearly. His eyes were limpid and shining. He said later he had a temperature and so was gentler with me than he might have been. I stood in a heavy coat trying to hide my overweight body, glowering in front of him throughout the whole session.

His was an imposing presence, with his height, his good looks and his postural elegance.

[This is a summary or excerpt from the full text of the book or article. The full text of the document is available to subscribers.]

Copyright © 2020, Psychoanalytic Electronic Publishing, ISSN 2472-6982 Customer Service | Help | FAQ | Download PEP Bibliography | Report a Data Error | About

WARNING! This text is printed for personal use. It is copyright to the journal in which it originally appeared. It is illegal to redistribute it in any form.