Being Analysed – Chapter 3 of Anna Freud – a biography : 1988 : Elisabeth Young-Bruehl

by Julia Evans on January 1, 1988


Chapter 3 of Anna Freud – a Biography by Elisabeth Young-Bruehl : Summit Books, New York : 1988

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References to texts by Sigmund Freud

– A Child is Being Beaten : 1919 : S. Freud : trans. J. Strachey, SE: XVII, PFL Vol 10.

Published with English & German shown at : Available here

– The Economic Problem of Masochism : 1924 : Sigmund Freud

– The Dissolution of the Oedipus Complex : 1924d : Sigmund Freud

– Some Psychical Consequences of the Anatomical Distinction between the Sexes: 1925j : Sigmund Freud

The Psychogenesis of a case of Homosexuality in a Woman: 1920: Sigmund Freud : Information and availability here

– Totem and Taboo: 1912-1913 : Sigmund Freud

You will find Freud’s paper in English with the original German text laid out in the right hand column : published by : available here

– The Taboo of Virginity (Contributions to the Psychology of Love III) : 12th December 1917 (Vienna) (1918a) : Sigmund Freud : SE XI : p193-208

Freud presented “The Taboo of Virginity” to the Vienna Psychoanalytical Society on 12th December 1917. He published it in 1918 as the third of three essays entitled “Contributions to the Psychology of Love” (Beiträge zur Psychologie des Liebeslebens), the first two of which were revisions of his earlier papers, “A Special Type of Choice of Object Made by Men” (1910h) and “On the Universal Tendency to Debasement in the Sphere of Love” (1912d).

Further texts:

Feminine Positions of Being : 1993 : Éric Laurent : Information here

Other case studies from life : here


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Practicing Lacanian Psychoanalyst, Earl’s Court, London


Further texts

Of the clinic here

Lacanian Transmission here

Some Lacanian History here

Topology here

From LW working groups here

By Elisabeth Young-Bruehl here

By Anna Freud here

By Sigmund Freud here

Notes on texts by Sigmund Freud here

By Jacques Lacan here

Notes on texts by Jacques Lacan here