The Untouched Key

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The Untouched Key

Tracing Childhood Trauma in Creativity and Destructiveness

By Alice Miller; Karen Miller

Anchor Books, Paperback, 9780385267649, 192pp.

Publication Date: February 1, 1991

Since the publication of The Drama of the Gifted Child in 1981, Alice Miller has achieved worldwide recognition for her work on the causes and effects of child abuse, on violence toward children and its cost to society. Now, in The Untouched Key, she explores the clues, often overlooked in biography, that connect childhood traumas to adult creativity and destructiveness. 19 drawings.