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s/t: Psychoanalysis Applied to Anthropology, Mythology, Folklore, Literature & Culture in General
Essays written from 1907 through 1937.
Being Collected Papers of Sigmund Freud, v. 9.
Paperback, 320 pages
Published 1972 by Collier Books (first published January 1st 1963)
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Erik Graff
Mar 20, 2011 rated it liked it
Recommends it for: Freud fans
Recommended to Erik by: Ann B. Ulanov
Shelves: psychology
We read several titles from the paperback edition of this series at Union Theological Seminary. I believe this one was read for Ulanov's Depth Psychology and Theology course during the second semester of 1974/75.

Ulanov was a practicing analytical psychologist and, while I was taking this course, a recent mother. One of my most notable memories of her was when she paused during a lecture and noted that she had had a desire to eat her infant. I was struck by the honesty of the remark and have ever
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Apr 17, 2008 rated it really liked it
This includes his essays about Lady Macbeth ("Some Character-types Met with in Psychoanalytical Work") and Dostoevsky ("Dostoevsky and Parricide"), both of them great.
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Freud was an Austrian neurologist and the founder of psychoanalysis, who created an entirely new approach to the understanding of the human personality. He is regarded as one of the most influential - and controversial - minds of the 20th century.

Sigismund (later changed to Sigmund) Freud was born on 6 May 1856 in Freiberg, Moravia (now Pribor in the Czech Republic). His father was a merchant. The
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