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Freud, Dora, and Vienna 1900

By: Decker, Hannah S.

0029072123 / 9780029072127
Paperback / softback
150.19
01/09/1992
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United States
140 x 214 mm, 346 grams 320 pages
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The psychoanalytic encounter of Sigmund Freud, at mid-life, and Dora, an emotionally troubled adolescent suffering from hysteria, provides a glimpse into the private lives of upper-middle-class Jews in fin-de-siecle Vienna - their professional concerns, familial relations, sexual undercurrents, and responses to the social forces of anti-semitism and the derogation of women.

Decker places the treatment of Dora in a larger social and historical context and pursues the lives of the two protagonists before and after their meeting.

BIC:

BG Biography: general, JFSR1 Jewish studies, JMAF Psychoanalytical theory (Freudian psychology)

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