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Totem and Taboo: Some Points of Agreement Between the Mental Lives of Savages and Neurotics (Standard Edition of the Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud)

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Adducing evidence from "primitive" tribes, neurotic women, child patients traversing the oedipal phase, and speculations by Charles Darwin, James G. Frazer, and other modern scholars, Freud attempts to trap the moment that civilized life began. It stands as his most imaginative venture into the psychoanalysis of culture.

Synopsis:

(1913), first published as a series of four articles between 1912 and 1913, is among Freud's most dazzling speculative texts.

Synopsis:

Adducing evidence from "primitive" tribes, neurotic women, child patients traversing the oedipal phase, and speculations by Charles Darwin, James G. Frazer, and other modern scholars, Freud attempts to trap the moment that civilized life began. It stands as his most imaginative venture into the psychoanalysis of culture.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-206) and index.

About the Author

Sigmund Freud (1856-1939) is one of the twentieth century's greatest minds and the founder of the psychoanalytic school of psychology. His many works include The Ego and the Id; An Outline of Psycho-Analysis; Inhibitions; Symptoms and Anxiety; New Introductory Lectures on Psycho-Analysis; Civilization and Its Discontent, and others.Peter Gay is the author of more than twenty-five books, including the National Book Award winner The Enlightenment, the best-selling Weimar Culture, and the widely translated Freud: A Life for Our Time. He lives in New York City.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393001433
Translator:
Strachey, James
Author:
Strachey, James
Introduction:
Gay, Peter
Author:
Freud, Sigmund
Author:
Gay, Peter
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Medical sciences
Subject:
Neuropsychology
Subject:
Methodology
Subject:
Psychiatry and psychoanalysis
Subject:
Psychoanalysis
Subject:
Ethnic & Tribal
Subject:
Taboo
Subject:
Totemism
Subject:
Neuroses
Subject:
Ethnophilosophy
Subject:
Research -- Methodology.
Subject:
Methodology x
Subject:
Movements - Behaviorism
Subject:
Psychology : General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
The Standard Edition
Series:
Standard Edition of the Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud
Series Volume:
250
Publication Date:
19900931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
248
Dimensions:
7.70x5.36x.64 in. .46 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , (1913), first published as a series of four articles between 1912 and 1913, is among Freud's most dazzling speculative texts.
"Synopsis" by , Adducing evidence from "primitive" tribes, neurotic women, child patients traversing the oedipal phase, and speculations by Charles Darwin, James G. Frazer, and other modern scholars, Freud attempts to trap the moment that civilized life began. It stands as his most imaginative venture into the psychoanalysis of culture.
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