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Author Freud, Sigmund, 1856-1939.

Title On creativity and the unconscious : papers on the psychology of art, literature, love, religion / Sigmund Freud ; selected, with introduction and annotations, by Benjamin Nelson
Published New York : Harper and Row, 1958

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Description x, 310 pages ; 21 cm
Series Harper torchbooks ; TB45
Harper torchbooks ; TB45
Contents Introductory : One of the difficulties of psycho-analysis -- Art : The Moses of Michelangelo -- A Mythological parallel to a visual obsession -- Literature : The Relation of the poet to day-dreaming -- The Antithetical sense of primal words -- The Theme of the three caskets -- The Occurrence in dreams of material from fairy tales -- Some character-types met with in psycho-analytic work -- A Childhood recollection from Goethe's Dichtung und wahrheit (Poetry & truth) -- The "Uncanny."
Love : Three contributions to the psychology of love : A Special type of choice of object made by men -- The Most prevalent form of degradation in erotic life -- The Taboo of virginity -- Religion : Thoughts for the times on war and death -- Dreams and telepathy -- A Neurosis of demoniacal possession in the seventeenth century
Notes "Originally published in 1925 under the title, Papers on applied psycho-analysis in the fourth volume of Freud's Collected papers [Sammlung kleiner Schriften zur Neurosenlehre] translated under the supervision of Joan Riviere, and included in the International psychoanalytical library."
Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 301-302
Subject Creative ability.
Psychoanalysis.
Subconsciousness.
Psychoanalysis.
Author Nelson, Benjamin, 1911-1977.
LC no. 58010153
ISBN 0060905131
Other Titles Selections. English. 1958
Papers on applied psych-analysis