The Wolf Man and Sigmund Freud : 1973 : Muriel Gardiner (Editor)

by Julia Evans on January 1, 1973

Published by Penguin Books (1973).

Book Contents

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Introduction by Muriel Gardiner

Foreword by Anna Freud


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THE MEMOIRS OF THE WOLF-MAN- translated by Muriel Gardiner, probably written by May 1970

Recollections of My Childhood   p17

1905-1908:  Unconscious Mourning  p37

1908 : Castles in Spain   p63

1909-1914 : Shifting Decisions  p89

1914-1919 : After my Analysis   p106

1919-1938 : Everyday Life   p128

1938 : The Climax   p133



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My recollections of Sigmund Freud  by the Wolf-Man   p153

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The case of the Wolf-Man by Sigmund Freud   p171

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A Supplement to Freud’s From the History of an Infantile Neurosis by Ruth Mack Brunswick  p286



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Meetings with the Wolf-Man (1938-1949)   p335

Another Meeting with the Wolf-Man (1956)  p343

The Wolf-Man Grows Older   p358

Diagnostic Impressions   p383

Acknowledgements   p392

Index    p393


The Wolf-Man about 1910

The Wolf-Man’s mother as a young woman

The Wolf-Man’s father, 1907

The Wolf-Man and his sister Anna, about 1894

Anna, at the age of nineteen

The Wolf-Man’s Nanya, about 1903

The Wolf-Man’s wife, Therese, about 1908

The Wolf-Man on a street in Vienna, during the Nazi occupation

Related texts

Notes on the Wolfman : 4 sessions from 1951-1952 : Jacques Lacan or here

From the History of an Infantile Neurosis (The ‘Wolf Man’): 1914 [published 1918b] : Sigmund Freud

Standard Edition: Vol 17 (SE XVII): p3 or Penguin Freud Library (PFL) : Vol 9: p225

Published at Richard G. Klein’s site and available here


Julia Evans

Practicing Lacanian Psychoanalyst, Earl’s Court, London


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Further texts

Of the clinic here

Case studies from life – historical figures here

Case study – the Wolf-Man  here

Lacanian Transmission here

Some Lacanian History here

Topology here

From LW working groups here

By Sigmund Freud here

Notes on texts by Sigmund Freud here

By Muriel Gardiner here

By Anna Freud here

By Ruth Mack Brunswick here

By Jacques Lacan here

Notes on texts by Jacques Lacan here