After Freud Left: A Century of Psychoanalysis in America by John Burnham

By John Burnham

From August 29 to September 21, 1909, Sigmund Freud visited the USA, the place he gave 5 lectures at Clark college in Worcester, Massachusetts. This quantity brings jointly a gorgeous gallery of best historians of psychoanalysis and of yankee tradition to contemplate the extensive historical past of psychoanalysis in the United States and to mirror on what has occurred to Freud’s legacy within the usa within the century considering that his visit.        

There has been a flood of modern scholarship on Freud’s lifestyles and at the ecu and international historical past of psychoanalysis, yet historians have produced quite little at the proliferation of psychoanalytic considering within the usa, the place Freud’s paintings had huge highbrow and social impression. The essays in After Freud Left offer readers with insights and views to assist them comprehend the individuality of american citizens’ psychoanalytic considering, in addition to the varieties during which the legacy of Freud continues to be energetic within the usa within the twenty-first century. After Freud Left may be crucial studying for a person attracted to twentieth-century American historical past, normal highbrow and cultural heritage, and psychology and psychiatry.

 

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