By Linda Hopkins
This can be the definitive biography of 1 of the main attractive figures of British psychoanalysis. M. Masud R. Khan (1924-1989) uncovered via his candor and scandalous habit the bigotry of his proponents grew to become detractors. Khan's next downfall, that is powerfully narrated during this biography, deals fascinating insights not just into Khan's psychic fragility yet into the realm of intrigues and deceptions pervasive within the psychoanalytic group of the time.Winner of the 2007 Gradiva Award for the development of Psychoanalysis and the 2006 Goethe Award for Psychoanalytic scholarship.
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As an adult, he said that his father's death was a turning point in his life because he lost the person who was his secure base: "With the death of my father in my teens, I was left with no expectancy of a traditioned discipline; I was instead impaled on the inten~ ~described Khalida Khan's sity of my own will and t e m ~ e r a m e n t . "He memory of him from this period: I6 F A L S E S E L F [Khalida] said that the family all thought I had no other existence but to live for my father. To them, it seemed I had dedicated myself to one man, and when he died, I had so arrogantly isolated myself that I was like a person possessed with some dark mission in life.
Khan did his first clinical work at the Tavistock Clinic, which was then located in a dingy house on Beaumont Street. The clinic had been founded in 1920, and it became a popular training site after the war years, through the influence of Rickman, Wilfred Bion, and others. Candidates who saw patients at "The Tavi" were usually paid for their work, but Khan had to pay to work there, apparently because he had no prior clinical experience. He was allowed to join a group led by Bion and to attend Rickman's seminar, and after some time he was referred several patients as training cases.
E A R L Y Y E A R S IN LONDON (1946-1959) 27 The Anna Freud-Melanie Klein tension intensified on the London scene in I g 33, when there was an influx of German analysts loyal to Anna Freud. The tension became even worse after the eminent British analyst Ernest Jones helped Sigmund Freud and his family, along with other Viennese analysts, move to London. All the refugees were given immediate membership in the BPAS, where the close contact of the Kleinians and the Anna Freudians ignited their rivalry.