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Title History on the couch : essays in history and psychoanalysis / edited by Joy Damousi and Robert Reynolds
Published Carlton, Vic. : Melbourne University Press, 2003


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Description ix, 233 pages ; 24 cm
Series ERA Collection 2003-2008
Contents Analysing modernity -- Biography and identities -- The psyche of national identities -- Text and trauma
Summary Explores how psychoanalytic thought might enhance our exploration of the past. Drawing on the work of Freud and later theorists, the authors tackle this complex and sometimes uneasy relationship through theory and historical practice. Joy Damousi is at University of Melbourne. Robert Reynolds is at University of Sydney
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 216-225
Subject Freud, Sigmund, 1856-1939. Totem und Tabu. English.
Research -- Methodology.
Psychohistory -- Case studies.
Psychoanalysis -- history.
Holocaust -- history.
Homosexuality -- history.
Psychoanalytic Therapy.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Author Damousi, Joy.
Reynolds, Robert, 1965-
LC no. 2003464679
ISBN 052285057X :
Other Titles Identity: history, the nation and the self