Sigmund Freud

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Noun1.Sigmund Freud - Austrian neurologist who originated psychoanalysis (1856-1939)Sigmund Freud - Austrian neurologist who originated psychoanalysis (1856-1939)
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Today, after four or five generations of authors have absorbed Freudian theory, all biography is in a sense Freudian, even if the biographer affects to disdain his theories.
It was a set of interconnected debates about juvenile sexuality in the multidisciplinary field of sexology, not Freudian theory, that spurred Lawrence's revision of the generic protocols of the bildungsroman in Sons and Lovers.
The work also dips heavily into the realms of existentialism, Freudian theory and the tale of Oedipus Rex.
In the final essay on Choke, Nieves Pascual forwards an interesting reading based on Freudian theory to suggest that sodomy is the unspoken, narrative "hole" (176) at the centre of Victor's story.
Above all, feminist psychoanalysis had pointed out the ways in which Freudian theory represses and displaces the cultural power of the feminine in our psychic and cultural lives.
Two answers to this question come to mind: 1) Freudian theory and psychoanalysis and 2) the inability to localize the brain "lesion" associated with psychiatric disorders.
The volume at hand contains contributions from philosophers as well as scientists: it covers a wide range of special sciences from astronomy and physics to Freudian theory and the cultural sciences.
This brave, new model of dreaming has largely replaced Freudian theory both in college psychology courses and among clinicians and researchers, even as Freudian dream interpretation remains an essential motif in popular culture and the arts.
6) Exposing the opera as an attempt to remain current in the post-Debussy era, Kaminsky draws on Freudian theory and child psychology (especially the role of empathy in shaping morality), revealing how "issues of power and control" (p.
of Melbourne) draws on Freudian theory to support his thesis that these portrayals center on proxies of desire that define 'normality' by contrast.
Jonathan Druker's close reading of The Reawakening builds on Freudian theory and interprets Levi's memoir as deriving from the latent stage of trauma, which follows the initial shock and which precedes the recurrence of traumatic memories.