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Killing Freud: 20th Century Culture and the Death of Psychoanalysis Todd Dufresne

Killing Freud: 20th Century Culture and the Death of Psychoanalysis

Todd Dufresne

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ISBN : 9780826468932
Hardcover
240 pages
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Killing Freud takes the reader on a journey through the 20th Century, tracing the work and influence of one of its greatest icons, Sigmund Freud.A devastating critique, the book ranges across the strange case of Anna O, the hysteria of Josef Breuer,MoreKilling Freud takes the reader on a journey through the 20th Century, tracing the work and influence of one of its greatest icons, Sigmund Freud.A devastating critique, the book ranges across the strange case of Anna O, the hysteria of Josef Breuer, the love of dogs, the Freud industry, the role of gossip and fiction, bad manners, pop psychology and French philosophy, figure skating on thin ice, and contemporary therapy culture.A map to the Freudian minefield and a masterful negotiation of high theory and low culture, Killing Freud is a witty and fearless revaluation of psychoanalysis and its real place in 20th Century history. It will appeal to anyone curious about the life of the mind after the death of Freud.