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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven, Conn .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Psychoanalysis and literature

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and index.

Statementeditor, Joseph H. Smith ; assistant editor, Gloria H. Parloff, editorial aides, Katherine S. Henry, Eve Nelson Shapiro.
SeriesPsychiatry and the humanities ;, v. 4
ContributionsSmith, Joseph H., 1927-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC321 .P943 vol. 4, PN56.P92 .P943 vol. 4
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 390 p. ;
Number of Pages390
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4415237M
ISBN 100300024053
LC Control Number79019104

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“David Copperfield” was Sigmund Freud’s favorite novel by Dickens. Freud also gave a copy of this book to his fiancee Martha Bernays on the day of their engagement. The tragedy about Copperfield's life is largely tied to the author's own. In , Minna Bernays, Martha Freud's sister, became a permanent member of the Freud household after the death of her fiancé. The close relationship she formed with Freud led to rumours, started by Carl Jung, of an discovery of a Swiss hotel guest-book entry for 13 August , signed by Freud whilst travelling with his sister-in-law, has been presented as Awards: Goethe Prize (), Foreign Member . This original book investigates the role played by literature in Sigmund Freud's creation and development of psychoanalysis. Graham Frankland analyzes the whole range of Freud's own texts from a literary-critical perspective, providing a comprehensive reappraisal of his life's work. Here is a list of scholars we encourage you to explore to further your understanding of this theory: Harold Bloom - A Theory of Poetry, ; Poetry and Repression: Revisionism from Blake to Stevens, Peter Brooks. Jacque Lacan - The Ego in Freud's Theory and in the Technique of.

During these later years Freud built on ideas from ’s Totem and Taboo and fully expanded his psychological analysis into a philosophical and cultural theory in books like The Future of an Illusion, Civilization and its Discontents, and Moses and those who have primarily encountered Freud in intro to psych classes, these works can seem strange indeed, given the . Later, in collaboration with Viennese physician Josef Breuer, Freud wrote two papers on hysteria (, ) that were the precursors of his vast body of psychoanalytic theory. Freud used his psychoanalytic method primarily to treat clients suffering from a variety of mild mental disorders classified until recently as neuroses (see neurosis).   This original study investigates the role played by literature in Sigmund Freud's creation and development of psychoanalysis. Graham Frankland analyses the whole range of Freud's own texts from a literary-critical perspective, providing a comprehensive reappraisal of his life's work. Freud was steeped in classical European literature but seems initially to have repressed all literary.   Freud's Uncanny is striking for the way that it teases out what Freud claims are universal psychic truths from a study of literature, especially that of E.T.A. the English-language reader, and in fact, to many German readers, it might go unnoticed that Freud draws heavily on literature throughout the essay, and not just with reference to Hoffmann.