Customer Service | Help | FAQ | PEP-Easy | Report a Data Error | About
PEP-Easy Tip: To save PEP-Easy to the home screen

PEP-Web Tip of the Day

To start PEP-Easy without first opening your browser–just as you would start a mobile app, you can save a shortcut to your home screen.

First, in Chrome or Safari, depending on your platform, open PEP-Easy from You want to be on the default start screen, so you have a clean workspace.

Then, depending on your mobile device…follow the instructions below:


  1. Tap on the share icon Action navigation bar and tab bar icon
  2. In the bottom list, tap on ‘Add to home screen’
  3. In the “Add to Home” confirmation “bubble”, tap “Add”

On Android:

  1. Tap on the Chrome menu (Vertical Ellipses)
  2. Select “Add to Home Screen” from the menu


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

Donna, L. Bradford, E.P. (2008). Thinking of André Green: Early Ideas. Fort Da, 14(1):36-67.

(2008). Fort Da, 14(1):36-67

Thinking of André Green: Early Ideas

Di Luca Donna, Ph.D. and E. Peabody Bradford, MARCH, Ph.D.


Invited by fort da to present a paper on André Green, we began to explore his papers in English. Immediately we were struck by the extent to which our difficulty reading them was exacerbated by the fact that they were without context. For example, they didn't appear in English in a meaningful chronology. The Fabric of Affect in the Psychoanalytic Discourse, a book that was originally published as Le discours vivant in 1973, was only published in English in 1999. A second major work from 1973, L'enfant de ça, written with Jean-Luc Donnet, has yet to appear in English. In addition, there are differences between Green's translated works and works of the same title in French. Most notably, the English collection of papers, On Private Madness (1986), differs significantly from the French collection, La folie privée (1990). These factors leave us in a situation filled with lacunae. Had we taken all his papers and thrown them out a window in a high wind, some would have been swept away. Others would have landed in no easily discernible order. Faced with this dilemma, we consulted the commentaries on Green's work by Macias (Green, 1994b), Jackson (1991), Duparc (1996), Hunter (Green, 1994a), Urribarri (Green, 1998-1999), Lucchin (2000), as well as other diverse sources.

Green has been a prolific thinker and writer for more than half a century. As we began to look at his works in chronological order, we saw a clear development through the years that has a solid foundation in his earliest works. Due to the limitations of space here, we will address only his most foundational works, which were completed by 1973. Our aim is to smooth the reader's progress by creating a map through this fascinating and complex foundation.

[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 © 2019, 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.