- 172 pages ; 25 cm.
- Contents: Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Bion and the sublime: the origins of an aesthetic paradigm -- On sublimation -- Masochism and its rhythm -- Whirlpools, rhythms, ideas : aesthetic experience and intersubjective constitution of the individual -- Hypochondria and the politics of narcissism -- Dora: the postscripts -- Where does the reality principle begin? : the work of margins in Freud's "formulations on the two principles of mental functioning" -- Truth as immediacy and unison : a new common ground in psychoanalysis? commentaries on essays addressing "is truth relevant?" -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index.Includes bibliographical references and index.