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Summer Reading

   Burnham, John. After Freud Left: A Century of Psychoanalysis in America. University of Chicago Press, 2012   Leading historians of psychoanalysis and cultural history interpret the rise and fall of psychoanalysis amid twentieth century American cultural, social, and intellectual movements. Beginning in the introduction with the premise that, ”ideas have consequences,” the essays explore […]

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Reviews of “A Dangerous Method”

Members are probably already aware of the upcoming arrival of Cronenberg’s movie “A Dangerous Method” that attempts a recreation of the fascinating Freud/Jung/Spielrein relationship in the early years of psychoanalysis.  But they may not be aware of the amount of very good commentary on the film available on the International Psychoanalysis website – enough to […]

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Freud’s Last Session

I gave in, and admitted that God Is God …perhaps that night, the most dejected and reluctant convert in all England. From CS Lewis Surprised by Joy: The Shape of My Early Life (1955) chapter XIV During the winter meetings of the APsaA in January this year, I saw with psychoanalyst friends from other cities […]

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Recommended Reading

Jane Belkin recommends Shelia Isenberg’s  biography of Muriel Gardiner, and invites discussion in the blog.  The title of the book is “Muriel’s War: An American Heiress in Nazi Resistance.” It is published by Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.  Here is the publisher’s description: “An American heiress turned resistance hero, Muriel Gardiner was an electrifying woman who impressed […]

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