Sigmund Freud’s case of President Daniel Paul Schreber

by Julia Evans on August 1, 2022

Availability of Daniel Paul Schreber’s Memoirs of my nervous illness & many of the commentaries

Availability is given below.

This was first published on 2nd September 2015 and has been regularly updated.

Julia Evans

Practicing Lacanian Psychoanalyst

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The Samuel Weber (1973) commentary has details of all the information published since 1903. It also has a very good map of the content of the ‘Memoirs’.

1) Memoirs of my nervous illness: 1903: D. P. Schreber or here. In the original German with the English translation by its side.

2) Case history of Schreber: 1910: Sigmund Freud or here

3) Hallucinations about the ‘Little Men’ : August 1949 (Zürich) : Maurits Katan or here

4) Schreber’s Prepsychotic Phase : 1st July 1951 [1953] : Maurits Katan or here

5) Further Remarks about Schreber’s Hallucinations : July 1951 [1952] (Amsterdam) : Maurits Katan or here

6) Translator’s introduction & analysis of D. P. Schreber’s case: : 1955: Ida MacAlpine & Richard Hunter or available here

7) On a question preliminary to any possible treatment of psychosis : 1955-1956 : two most important parts of Seminar III : Jacques Lacan or here Note : This is dated December 1955 to January 1956  at the end of the text.

8) Seminar III: The Psychoses: 1955-1956: from 16th November 1955: Jacques Lacan or here

9)  Editor’s Introduction (Psycho-Analytic Notes on an autobiographical account of a case of paranoia (Dementia Paranoides) [Case of Schreber] : 1958 : James Strachey or here

10) Presentation of the ‘Memoirs’ of President Schreber in French translation: November 1966: Jacques Lacan or available here

11) Introduction to Schreber’s ‘Memoirs of my nervous illness’: 1973: Samuel Weber or here

12) Introduction to the New Schreber Texts : 1988 : Hans Israëls : See www.Freud2Lacan.com  /main page (Schreber’s MEMOIRS OF MY NERVOUS ILLNESS with Lacan’s intro to the French translation. /  Part 4)

13) Introduction to ‘A bi-lingual edition of Schreber’s Memoirs of my mental illness/ Denkwürdigkeiten eines Nervenkranken’: August 2005: Richard G. Klein or available here

14) Introduction to D. P. Schreber’s ‘Memoirs : 2000 : Rosemary Dinnage or here

15) Schreber’s case revisited with echoes noted in the family of Fred West by Julia Evans : 11th January 2015 : Available here

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Texts related to the case of President Schreber https://lacanianworks.net/category/practice/case-studies/case-studies-people/historial-figures/president-schreber/

For further engagements with this case, see Case of President Schreber : 1910 in References to Sigmund Freud within LacanianWorks or https://lacanianworks.net/category/works-in-progress/freud/

Schreber’s case revisited with echoes noted in the family of Fred West by Julia Evans : 11th January 2015 : Available here

Ordinary Psychosis: elaborations of James I/VI, Hamlet & Oedipus by Julia Evans on 28th  November 2015 or here

Schreber’s case revisited with echoes noted in the family of Fred West by Julia Evans on 11th  January 2015 : Available here

An Examination of ‘Learned Helplessness’ by Julia Evans on 11th  December 2014 or here

What Cannot Be Said: Desire, Fantasy, Real : 11th September 2013 : Dominique Holvoet or here

Psychosis, or Radical Belief in the Symptom : 17th June 2012 : Éric Laurent : given in Tel Aviv, Israel or here

The case, from unease to the lie : 2002 : Éric Laurent or here

Three Enigmas: Meaning, Signification, Jouissance : February 1993 : Éric Laurent or here

Schizophrenia, A Philosophical Reflection on Lacan’s Structuralist Interpretation : 1972 : Alphonse de Waelhens   or here

Lacan and the Discourse of the Other : 1968 : Anthony Wilden or here

Some forms of emotional disturbance and their relationship to schizophrenia (‘as if’ case) : 1942 : Helene Deutsch : See  here

Psychoses of passion : 1921 : Gaétan Gatian de Clérambault  or here

Misinterpretative delusional states : 1909 : Paul Sérieux & Joseph Capgras or here

The prognosis of dementia praecox: the group of schizophrenias : 1908 : Eugene Bleuler or here

Dementia Praecox : 1896 : Emil Kraepelin or here

Letter of 24th January 1895 and Draft H, Paranoia (The Emma Eckstein episode) : 24th January 1895 : Sigmund Freud or here

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Julia Evans

Practicing Lacanian Psychoanalyst, Earl’s Court, London

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By Daniel Paul Schreber  here

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Notes on texts by Sigmund Freud : here

By Jacques Lacan here

Notes on texts by Jacques Lacan here

Of the clinic here

Use of power here

Some Lacanian History : here

Topology : here

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