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The History of Psychoanalysis Series


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This series seeks to present outstanding new books that illuminate any aspect of the history of psychoanalysis from its earliest days to the present, and to reintroduce classic texts to contemporary readers.

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The Life of Gregory Zilboorg, 1890-1959 Psyche, Psychiatry and Psychoanalysis and Mind, Medicine and Man 2 volume set

The Life of Gregory Zilboorg, 1890-1959: Psyche, Psychiatry and Psychoanalysis and Mind, Medicine and Man 2 volume set

1st Edition

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By Caroline Zilboorg
September 17, 2021

The two-volume Life of Gregory Zilboorg is a meticulously researched biography of the Russian-American psychoanalyst Gregory Zilboorg and chronicles the period from his birth as a Jew in Tsarist Russia to his prominence as a New York psychoanalyst on the eve of the Second World War. Drawing on ...

The Life of Gregory Zilboorg, 1890–1940 Psyche, Psychiatry, and Psychoanalysis

The Life of Gregory Zilboorg, 1890–1940: Psyche, Psychiatry, and Psychoanalysis

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Caroline Zilboorg
September 17, 2021

The Life of Gregory Zilboorg, 1890-1940: Psyche, Psychiatry and Psychoanalysis is the first volume of a meticulously researched biography of the Russian-American psychoanalyst Gregory Zilboorg and chronicles the period from his birth as a Jew in Tsarist Russia to his prominence as a New York ...

The Life of Gregory Zilboorg, 1940–1959 Mind, Medicine, and Man

The Life of Gregory Zilboorg, 1940–1959: Mind, Medicine, and Man

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Caroline Zilboorg
September 17, 2021

The Life of Gregory Zilboorg, 1940-1959: Mind, Medicine and Man is the second volume of a meticulously researched biography of the Russian-American psychoanalyst Gregory Zilboorg and chronicles the impact of the Second World War on his work and thinking as well as his divorce, remarriage, and ...

The Dreams of Mabel Dodge Diary of an Analysis with Smith Ely Jelliffe

The Dreams of Mabel Dodge: Diary of an Analysis with Smith Ely Jelliffe

1st Edition

By Patricia R. Everett
April 15, 2021

In 1916, salon host Mabel Dodge entered psychoanalysis with Smith Ely Jelliffe in New York, recording 142 dreams during her six-month treatment. Her dreams, as well as Jelliffe’s handwritten notes from her analytic sessions, provide an unusual and virtually unprecedented access to one woman’s dream...

Reading Freud’s Three Essays on the Theory of Sexuality From Pleasure to the Object

Reading Freud’s Three Essays on the Theory of Sexuality: From Pleasure to the Object

1st Edition

By Philippe Van Haute, Herman Westerink
November 30, 2020

Sigmund Freud’s 1905 Three Essays on the Theory of Sexuality is a founding text of psychoanalysis and yet it remains to a large extent an "unknown" text. In this book Freud’s 1905 theory of sexuality is reconstructed in its historical context, its systematic outline, and its actual relevance. This...

Reading Freud’s Patients Memoir, Narrative and the Analysand

Reading Freud’s Patients: Memoir, Narrative and the Analysand

1st Edition

By Anat Tzur Mahalel
June 10, 2020

What would the story of analysis look like if it were told through the eyes of the analysand? How would the patient write and present the analytic experience? How would the narrative as written by the analysand differ from the analytic narrative commonly offered by the analyst? What do the actual ...

Psychoanalytic Filiations Mapping the Psychoanalytic Movement

Psychoanalytic Filiations: Mapping the Psychoanalytic Movement

1st Edition

By Ernst Falzeder
April 29, 2015

This book presents the early history of psychoanalysis, focusing on the network of psychoanalytic "filiations" and the context of discovery of crucial concepts, such as Freud's technical recommendations, the therapeutic use of countertransference, and the psychotherapeutic treatment of psychoses....

Rediscovering Pierre Janet Trauma, Dissociation, and a New Context for Psychoanalysis

Rediscovering Pierre Janet: Trauma, Dissociation, and a New Context for Psychoanalysis

1st Edition

Edited By Giuseppe Craparo, Francesca Ortu, Onno van der Hart
April 08, 2019

Rediscovering Pierre Janet explores the legacy left by the pioneering French psychologist, philosopher and psychotherapist (1859–1947), from the relationship of between Janet and Freud, to the influence of his dissociation theory on contemporary psychotraumatology. Divided into three parts, the ...

Freud/Tiffany Anna Freud, Dorothy Tiffany Burlingham and the ‘Best Possible School’

Freud/Tiffany: Anna Freud, Dorothy Tiffany Burlingham and the ‘Best Possible School’

1st Edition

Edited By Elizabeth Ann Danto, Alexandra Steiner-Strauss
December 20, 2018

With over 100 archival photographs and nine original, wide-ranging essays, Freud/Tiffany brings to life the fascinating intersection of psychoanalysis and education. Out of the cultural and political ferment of inter-war Vienna emerged the Hietzing School, founded in the 1920s by Anna Freud, the ...

Freud at Work On the History of Psychoanalytic Theory and Practice, with an Analysis of Freud's Patient Record Books

Freud at Work: On the History of Psychoanalytic Theory and Practice, with an Analysis of Freud's Patient Record Books

1st Edition

By Ulrike May
July 11, 2018

Presenting a new frame of reference, the author argues that Freud's theories are not the result of his genius alone but were developed in exchange with colleagues and students, which is not always apparent at first glance. Replete with examples, the author reconstructs who the theories were ...

Freud and the Dora Case A Promise Betrayed

Freud and the Dora Case: A Promise Betrayed

1st Edition

By Cesare Romano
September 03, 2015

Cesare Romano revisits Dora's clinical case in light of Freud's own seduction theory. His central thesis is that Freud failed to follow through with his initial proposition of confirming his theories on the traumatic aetiology of hysteria. He also suggests a new dating for the duration of Dora's ...

Sandor Ferenczi - Ernest Jones Letters 1911-1933

Sandor Ferenczi - Ernest Jones: Letters 1911-1933

1st Edition

By Sandor Ferenczi, Ernest Jones, Ferenc Eros, Ken Robinson, Judit Szekacs-Weisz
June 01, 2013

The author's correspondence presented here is an important document of the early history of psychoanalysis. It spans more than two decades, and addresses many of the relevant issues of the psychoanalytic movement between 1911-1933, such as Freud's relation to Stekel, Adler and Jung; the First World...

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