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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 Clinic, 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

Dream Sequences

Dream Sequences in Shakespeare: A Psychoanalytic Perspective

Routledge, 2020


Re-membering the Infantile

Panel discussion of the film based on Bion's Memoir, IPA conference, 31 July 2021

Could beauty help? Psychoanalysis and aesthetic experience

Brazilian Psychoanalytic Society, 26 June 2021


Introduction to Meltzer Routledge Contemporary Introductions click here

A Keatsian anatomy of melancholy The Bernard Zeitlyn Memorial Lecture 2021, Cambridge click here

IPA conference 2021 'The infant's bond with the absent mother in King Lear', 6.45 pm, 31 July 2021 (individual paper), and Re-membering the Infantile: A Dialogue between Prenatal and Postnatal Selves (open discussion of the film with panel: Vera Montagna, Vivienne Pasieka and Alison Vaspe), 8.00 pm, 31 July 2021. Programme click here

Not just in a play CPD event organised by BPF (Wessex) for Dream Sequences in Shakespeare listen

The Art of Personality in Literature and Psychoanalysis Talks and essays on classical drama, Kafka, Emily Bronte, Ibsen, Dostoevsky, Patrick White and others click here

The Becoming Room (the play) and A Memoir of the Future now both on YouTube

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

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