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Meg Harris Williams

is a writer and artist with a particular interest in the relation between psychoanalysis and aesthetic experience, in poetry and in visual art. She was educated at South Hampstead High School and Cambridge and Oxford universities (reading English), and at the Accademia di Belle Arti, Florence. Meg has taught and lectured in England, Europe, Scandinavia, South America, and the USA. Many papers and book chapters have been translated into Italian, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Greek, and Japanese. She is editor of the Harris Meltzer Trust, a visiting lecturer for AGIP and at the Tavistock Centre, and an Honorary Member of the Psychoanalytic Center of California. She is a member of Borderlands Artists Consortium and has exhibited frequently at the Society of Women Artists' Annual Exhibition; her artwork is in private collections in this country and abroad and in the New Hall Women's Art Collection.

New and forthcoming


Art of Personality

The Art of Personality in Literature and Psychoanalysis

Journey Abroad

A Journey Abroad: Wartime Poems Serving with the FAU
by Roland Harris (edited)

Aesthetic Development Portuguese

The Aesthetic Development - Portuguese translation

Aesthetic conflict and counterdreaming The Guild of Psychotherapists 21 July click here

A Keatsian anatomy of melancholy in A Festschrift for Albert Mason, edited by Leigh Tobias, forthcoming

Shakespeare's Dream Sequences: The Poetry of Personality forthcoming book

Mythical narrative and self-development
in The Blackwell Companion to the Reception of Classical Myth, edited by Vanda Zajko
and Helena Hoyle

Aesthetic Conflict and its Clinical Relevance edited volume, forthcoming

My teacher: eulogy for Joie Macaulay 1915-2015, English teacher at South Hampstead High School click here

Prints etchings paintings book - The Aesthetic Development book - Bion's Dream book - The vale of soulmaking

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