By John Burnham

From August 29 to September 21, 1909, Sigmund Freud visited the U.S., the place he gave 5 lectures at Clark college in Worcester, Massachusetts. This quantity brings jointly a beautiful gallery of top historians of psychoanalysis and of yank tradition to contemplate the huge historical past of psychoanalysis in the US and to mirror on what has occurred to Freud’s legacy within the usa within the century considering the fact that his visit.        

There has been a flood of contemporary scholarship on Freud’s existence and at the ecu and global historical past of psychoanalysis, yet historians have produced really little at the proliferation of psychoanalytic pondering within the usa, the place Freud’s paintings had enormous highbrow and social effect. The essays in After Freud Left offer readers with insights and views to aid them comprehend the individuality of usa citizens’ psychoanalytic pondering, in addition to the kinds during which the legacy of Freud continues to be lively within the usa within the twenty-first century. After Freud Left might be crucial studying for an individual attracted to twentieth-century American historical past, basic highbrow and cultural historical past, and psychology and psychiatry.

 

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