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By John O'Neill

ISBN-10: 184920585X

ISBN-13: 9781849205856

this is often the 1st significant research of Freud's 5 celebrated 5 case stories of Little Hans, Dora, the Rat guy, the Wolf guy and Schreber. O'Neill units out the main points of every case and significantly engages with the narratives utilizing a mix of psychoanalytical perception and social concept. The book:

  • Provides a transparent and robust account of the 5 significant case experiences that helped to set up the Freud legend.
  • Situates the circumstances and the research into the fitting social and ancient contexts.
  • Offers distinct interpretations of the symptomatic physique, of affliction as a language, dream paintings and the Madonna complex.
  • Challenges us to revisit the canonical texts of psychoanalysis.

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