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After you perform a search, you can sort the articles by Source. This will rearrange the results of your search, displaying articles according to their appearance in journals and books. This feature is useful for tracing psychoanalytic concepts in a specific psychoanalytic tradition.

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Sayers, J. (2012). ‘Dear Stokes’: Letters from Melanie Klein about Writing, Painting and Psychoanalysis. Psychoanal. Hist., 14(1):111-132.

(2012). Psychoanalysis and History, 14(1):111-132

‘Dear Stokes’: Letters from Melanie Klein about Writing, Painting and Psychoanalysis

Janet Sayers

The article consists of letters from Melanie Klein (1882-1960) to the writer and painter, Adrian Stokes (1902-72). Spanning nearly 20 years (from 1940 to 1959) these letters concern family and psychoanalytic matters together with Klein's repeated request for the destruction of a portrait of her by William Coldstream, commissioned by Stokes in honour of her 70th birthday on 31 March 1952.

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