Psychoanalysis and History

Psychoanalysis and History

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ISBN-13: 9780881633993
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 11/28/2003
Pages: 480
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: The Case for Psychobiography. Itzkowitz, Volkan, Psychobiography: Terminable and Interminable. Izenberg, Intellectual-Cultural History and Psychobiography: The Case of Kandinsky. Cocks, Stanley Kubrick's Dream Machine: Psychoanalysis, Film, and History. Epstein, Unconscious Roots of Hitler's Anti-Semitism. Part II: Freud and Beyond. Elms, Sigmund Freud, Psychohistorian. Anderson, Recent Psychoanalytic Theorists and Their Relevance to Psychobiography: Winnicott, Kernberg, and Kohut. Part III: The Author's Journey. Moraitis, The Ghost in the Biographer's Machine. Strozier, Autobiographical Reflections on Writing the Biography of Heinz Kohut. Runyan, From the Study of Lives and Psychohistory to Historicizing Psychology: A Conceptual Journey. Part IV: Psychoanalytic Approaches to the Study of American Presidents. Elovitz, Psychoanalytic Scholarship on American Presidents. Marvick, Notes Toward a Psychoanalytic Perspective on Three Virginia "Founding Fathers." Glad, When Presidents Are "Tough." Part V: Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Religious History. Meissner, Methodological Issues in the Psychohistory-Psychobiography of Religious Figures. Kakar, Seduction and the Spirit: Desire and the Spiritual Quest. Kobrin, Psychoanalytic Notes on Osama bin Laden and His Jihad Against the Jews and the Crusaders. Part VI: Psychoanalytic History and Culture. Kohut, Psychoanalysis as Psychohistory or Why Psychotherapists Cannot Afford to Ignore Culture. Binion, Traumatic Reliving in History. Mazlish, The Past and Future of Psychohistory.

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