This book traces the intellectual history of the interaction between feminists and Freudian thought, charting the essence of psychoanalytic theories through the years to show specific notions were adapted, readapted, and discarded by successive generations of feminists.
0. Introduction 1. The Early Freudians' Views of Women 2. The Freudian Feminists Cross the Atlantlc 3. From the Quiet 1950s to the Storm in the 1960s and 1970S 4. Feminists' Views of Freud in the 1970S 5. Jacques Lacan and French Feminism 6. From American Feminism to French Psychoanalytic Feminism 7. Feminism in Germany 8. Postmodern Feminism in America 9. Conclusion