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Sibling Silences: The Freud Family

Leonore Davidoff

in Thicker than Water: Siblings and their Relations, 1780-1920

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199546480
eISBN:
9780191730993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546480.003.0012
Subject:
History, Social History, Family History

The neglect of sibling networks in the development of capitalist, class societies may partially be due to the powerful influence of Freud's theory focusing on vertical ties between parents and child. ... More


On the Couch: Sigmund Freud, Reflex Therapy, and the Beginnings of Psychoanalysis

Katja Guenther

in Localization and Its Discontents: A Genealogy of Psychoanalysis and the Neuro Disciplines

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226288208
eISBN:
9780226288345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226288345.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The chapter shows how Freud, working in the recesses of his apartment in Berggasse 19 in Vienna, was able to develop a new paradigm of disease and treatment that broke with central tenets of the ... More


Fin-de-siècle investigations of the ‘creative genius’ in psychiatry and psychoanalysis

Birgit Lang

in A History of the Case Study: Sexology, Psychoanalysis, Literature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780719099434
eISBN:
9781526124098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099434.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapters examines the attempts by psychiatrists and psychoanalysts to popularise their research by choosing to analyse cases—and thus the phenomenon of—creative genius. It shows how ... More


Marooned Mandarins: Freud, Classical Education, and the Jews of Vienna

Richard H. Armstrong

in Classics and National Cultures

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199212989
eISBN:
9780191594205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212989.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter discusses the unique plight of middle‐class Jews in the Austro‐Hungarian Empire, and uses Sigmund Freud as a representative case. Classical education in the tradition of Humboldtian ... More


Liberalism

Ritchie Robertson

in The ‘Jewish Question’ in German Literature 1749–1939: Emancipation and its Discontents

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199248889
eISBN:
9780191697784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248889.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Throughout the nineteenth century, Jews were conspicuously associated with liberalism, the political expression of the aspirations of the Enlightenment. Earlier in the century, liberalism implied the ... More


 Sartre on Emotions: A Reading of His “Sketch” of 1939

Robert C. Solomon

in Dark Feelings, Grim Thoughts: Experience and Reflection in Camus and Sartre

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195181579
eISBN:
9780199786602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195181573.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Sartre’s early essay, “The Emotions”, was a frontal attack on the two most prominent theories of emotion in the early 20th century, those of William James and Sigmund Freud. This chapter examines ... More


Encyclopedia Entries on Freud

Jerome Neu

in On Loving Our Enemies: Essays in Moral Psychology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199862986
eISBN:
9780199949762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199862986.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Sigmund Freud (1856–1939) was the father of psychoanalysis, which is both a technique for exploring the mind and a method of psychological therapy. While some of his views remain controversial, many ... More


The Defense of Psychoanalysis/The Anxiety of Politics

Suzanne Stewart-Steinberg

in Impious Fidelity: Anna Freud, Psychoanalysis, Politics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450341
eISBN:
9780801463334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450341.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter argues that the Auseinandersetzung of psychoanalysis (literally a setting, a placing apart or away), its simultaneous engagement with and distancing from identity, its own and that of ... More


Open Secrets and Hidden Truths: Wilde and Freud

Sean Latham

in The Art of Scandal: Modernism, Libel Law, and the Roman à Clef

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195379990
eISBN:
9780199869053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379990.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

By the end of the 19th century, the realist novel’s distinctive mode of organizing social, historical, and aesthetic knowledge came under increasing pressure from the roman à clef. Amidst a rapidly ... More


“A Fat Wad of Dirty Pieces of Paper”: Freud on America, Freud in America, Freud and America

Ernst Falzeder

in After Freud Left: A Century of Psychoanalysis in America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226081373
eISBN:
9780226081397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226081397.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter reviews Sigmund Freud's notorious anti-Americanism. Its underlying theme is how personally irrelevant Freud became to psychoanalysis in America. The chapter reports some examples of ... More


The Black Tide: Mysticism, Rationality, and the German Occult Revival

Jason Ā. Josephson-Storm

in The Myth of Disenchantment: Magic, Modernity, and the Birth of the Human Sciences

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226403229
eISBN:
9780226403533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226403533.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Religion

"The Black Tide: Mysticism, Rationality, and the German Occult Revival,” shifts the focus back to the German-speaking world. It begins with Sigmund Freud’s references in The Interpretation of Dreams ... More


Freud on Da Vinci: The Rocky Road of Psychobiographic Investigations

Daniel M. Ogilvie

in Fantasies of Flight

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195157468
eISBN:
9780199894024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157468.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Freud wrote about dreams and fantasies of flight on at least two occasions, and in both instances he arrived at the same conclusion: images of flight in dreams and in daytime fantasies are to be ... More


Girls Will Be Boys: Gender, Envy, and the Freudian Social Contract

Suzanne Stewart-Steinberg

in Impious Fidelity: Anna Freud, Psychoanalysis, Politics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450341
eISBN:
9780801463334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450341.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter explores Anna Freud's attempt to describe the extraordinarily complex nature of the Oedipal social contract by looking at gender without thereby invoking the maternal relation. It argues ... More


Anna-Antigone: Experiments in Group Upbringing

Suzanne Stewart-Steinberg

in Impious Fidelity: Anna Freud, Psychoanalysis, Politics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450341
eISBN:
9780801463334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450341.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter explores Anna Freud's theory of sociality in the aftermath of World War II. More specifically, it considers Freud's experiments in group upbringing in the face of traumatic loss, on the ... More


Analysing the Analyst: Lawrence's Clash with Freud

Fernihough Anne

in D. H. Lawrence: Aesthetics and Ideology

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112358
eISBN:
9780191670770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112358.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

During the period 1913–1918, D. H. Lawrence was preoccupied with various anthropological works. During the same period, Sigmund Freud had been concerning himself, in his 1915 paper ‘The Unconscious’, ... More


Thicker than Water: Siblings and their Relations, 1780-1920

Leonore Davidoff

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199546480
eISBN:
9780191730993
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546480.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History, Family History

The theme of this book is the kinship relationships that were central to nineteenth‐century nascent capitalist society. The middle classes were at the forefront of this development, but as yet only a ... More


Enter Freud

A. D. Nuttall

in Why Does Tragedy Give Pleasure?

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198187660
eISBN:
9780191674747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187660.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Drama

According to Aristotle, the pleasure of tragedy is the pleasure of vigorous excretion. Wish-fulfilment drama would seem to offer simultaneous gratification and catharsis (release of excess pressure). ... More


Taking Leave of Sigmund Freud

Ben Morgan

in On Becoming God: Late Medieval Mysticism and the Modern Western Self

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823239924
eISBN:
9780823239962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239924.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

The chapter reconstructs the behavioural context from which psychoanalysis first emerged, and situates hysteria in the context of the management of emotional life in late-nineteenth-century Vienna. ... More


GEORGE ELIOT'S EAR: New Acoustics in Daniel Deronda and Beyond

John M. Picker

in Victorian Soundscapes

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195151916
eISBN:
9780199787944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151916.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter argues that George Eliot recognized the advent of an age defined by new emphases on and understandings of the capacity for listening. This argument suggests that Victorian science — ... More


Freud's medicine: from the ‘cocaine papers’ to ‘Irma's Injection’

Dave Boothroyd

in Culture on Drugs: Narco-cultural Studies of High Modernity

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719055980
eISBN:
9781781700921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719055980.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter analyses Sigmund Freud's ‘cocaine papers’ and Irma's injection. It explains that, in Project for Scientific Psychology, Freud attempted to develop a conceptual framework in which it is ... More


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