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Psychoanalysis

  1. Basic Psychoanalytic Concepts

    Edited by Humberto Nagera

    Series: Basic Psychoanalytic Concepts

    This 4-volume set, originally published between 1969 and 1970, traces the basic psychoanalytic concepts evolved by Freud. Each volume takes a single theme in Freud’s thought and gives a concise but exhaustive account of the historical development of the concepts relating to it. Whenever there is...

    Published May 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Basic Psychoanalytic Concepts on the Theory of Dreams

    Edited by Humberto Nagera

    Series: Basic Psychoanalytic Concepts

    It is generally accepted that among Freud’s many contributions to the understanding of the normal and abnormal aspects of mental functioning, The Interpretation of Dreams stands alone and above all others. In this work published in 1900 Freud laid down the foundations of psychoanalytic theory as it...

    Published May 13th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Basic Psychoanalytic Concepts on the Theory of Instincts

    Edited by Humberto Nagera

    Series: Basic Psychoanalytic Concepts

    Originally published in 1970, this volume describes in condensed but detailed form Freud’s development of the theory of instincts. As is well known, Freud reformulated and amplified his theory of instincts at several points during his lifetime. Such periodical amplifications and reformulations were...

    Published May 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Basic Psychoanalytic Concepts on Metapsychology, Conflicts, Anxiety and Other Subjects

    Edited by Humberto Nagera

    Series: Basic Psychoanalytic Concepts

    Originally published in 1970 and in contrast to the previous three volumes, which each dealt with a single subject, this volume is a miscellaneous one. Seventeen subjects were selected on the basis of their relevance for the understanding both of psychoanalytic theory and of human behaviour in...

    Published May 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Basic Psychoanalytic Concepts on the Libido Theory

    Edited by Humberto Nagera

    Series: Basic Psychoanalytic Concepts

    The libido theory is one of the major areas of interest in psychoanalysis. Freud’s insights in this field have been widely applied and used by psychoanalysts, adult and child psychiatrists, psychologists, educationalists, experts on child development and social workers. They have thrown light on...

    Published May 13th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Routledge Library Editions: Freud

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Freud

    Routledge Library Editions: Freud brings together as one set, or individual volumes, a series of previously out-of-print titles, originally published between 1920 and 1984. From a variety of academic imprints this set reflects the continued interest in both Freud the man and his theories....

    Published September 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  7. Freud (RLE: Freud)

    A Critical Re-evaluation of his Theories

    By Reuben Fine

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Freud

    In this book, originally published in 1963, Dr Fine sets out to describe what Freud said, and to re-evaluate his views critically in the light of the best knowledge of the time. Freud’s numerous changes of view, his constant searching for the truth wherever it might lead him, as well as his...

    Published September 24th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Christ and Freud (RLE: Freud)

    A Study of Religious Experience and Observance

    By Arthur Guirdham

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Freud

    Originally published in 1959, this book is primarily concerned with the question of psychiatric factors in religion, and, conversely, with that of religious factors in psychiatry. It rejects the Freudian theory that religion is a form of obsessional neurosis. Though this latter hypothesis may...

    Published September 25th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Fact and Fantasy in Freudian Theory (RLE: Freud)

    By Paul Kline

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Freud

    Originally published in 1972, this second edition in 1981 was fully revised and updated to cover recent developments in the field at the time. Fact and Fantasy in Freudian Theory was written to answer many questions and criticisms surrounding psychoanalysis. How much, if any, of Freudian theory is...

    Published September 25th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Psycho-Analysis (RLE: Freud)

    A Brief Account of the Freudian Theory

    By Barbara Low

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Freud

    Originally published in 1920, this book was intended as a brief outline of psychoanalysis for those interested in the subject, but without the time to study the work of Freud and his followers first hand....

    Published September 24th 2013 by Routledge

  11. Freud and the Culture of Psychoanalysis (RLE: Freud)

    Studies in the Transition from Victorian Humanism to Modernity

    By Steven Marcus

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Freud

    Originally published in 1984, this book broke new ground in assessing Freud as both an exemplary late-Victorian and as a pivotal figure in the creation of modern thought and culture. In his close reading of various of Freud’s theoretical and clinical texts, including two of the most famous case...

    Published September 24th 2013 by Routledge

  12. Sigmund Freud (RLE: Freud)

    His Personality, his Teaching and his School

    By Fritz Wittels

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Freud

    Originally published in 1924, this biography of Freud looks at his early life as well as the development of his theories and his relationships with other well-known physicians of the time....

    Published September 24th 2013 by Routledge

  13. Psychoanalysis (RLE: Freud)

    The First Ten Years 1888-1898

    By Walter A. Stewart

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Freud

    First published in 1969, this was a new assessment of Freud’s most creative years and the formative period in psychoanalysis and was the first book to attempt a systematic presentation of Freud’s early ideas, relating them to his later work and to contemporary psychoanalysis. During the years 1888-...

    Published September 25th 2013 by Routledge

  14. Routledge Library Editions: Lacan

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Lacan

    A major influence on French intellectuals in the twentieth century, Jacques Lacan has been referred to as ‘the most controversial psychoanalyst since Freud’. Routledge Library Editions: Lacan offers a selection of titles, which examine the influence of Lacan’s theories in a number of disciplines...

    Published November 29th 2013 by Routledge

  15. Death and Desire (RLE: Lacan)

    Psychoanalytic Theory in Lacan's Return to Freud

    By Richard Boothby

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Lacan

    The immensely influential work of Jacques Lacan challenges readers both for the difficulty of its style and for the wide range of intellectual references that frame its innovations. Lacan’s work is challenging too, for the way it recentres psychoanalysis on one of the most controversial points of...

    Published November 28th 2013 by Routledge

  16. Figuring Lacan (RLE: Lacan)

    Criticism and the Unconscious

    By Juliet Flower MacCannell

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Lacan

    It could be argued that the influence of Lacan on modern literary studies has been greater than anyone’s. Lacan has historicised the universal or mythic perceptions of Freud, and thus lent a new status to literature as a cultural artefact. This book, originally published in 1986, aims to delineate...

    Published November 28th 2013 by Routledge

  17. Lacan and the Subject of Language (RLE: Lacan)

    Edited by Ellie Ragland-Sullivan, Mark Bracher

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Lacan

    Originally published in 1991, this volume tackles the diverse teachings of the great psychoanalyst and theoretician. Written by some of the leading American and European Lacanian scholars and practitioners, the essays attempt to come to terms with his complex relation to the culture of contemporary...

    Published November 29th 2013 by Routledge

  18. Jacques Lacan (Volume I) (RLE: Lacan)

    An Annotated Bibliography

    By Michael P. Clark

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Lacan

    This bibliography in two volumes, originally published in 1988, lists and describes works by and about Jacques Lacan published in French, English, and seven other languages including Japanese and Russian. It incorporates and corrects where necessary all information from earlier published...

    Published November 28th 2013 by Routledge

  19. Jacques Lacan (Volume II) (RLE: Lacan)

    An Annotated Bibliography

    By Michael P. Clark

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Lacan

    This bibliography in two volumes, originally published in 1988, lists and describes works by and about Jacques Lacan published in French, English, and seven other languages including Japanese and Russian. It incorporates and corrects where necessary all information from earlier published...

    Published November 28th 2013 by Routledge

  20. Outside the Dream (RLE: Lacan)

    Lacan and French Styles of Psychoanalysis

    By Martin Stanton

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Lacan

    Originally published in 1983, Martin Stanton has written an intriguing and original guide to French styles of psychoanalysis. He describes the development of psychoanalytic technique and shows how it has transformed the contemporary French literary and philosophical thought and writing, as well as...

    Published November 29th 2013 by Routledge