Freud in the Antipodes: A Cultural History of Psychoanalysis in Australia

Freud in the Antipodes A Cultural History of Psychoanalysis in Australia Psychoanalysis one of the most important intellectual developments of the twentieth century is perhaps as much a cultural experience as a clinical one This groundbreaking book is the first to examine

  • Title: Freud in the Antipodes: A Cultural History of Psychoanalysis in Australia
  • Author: Joy Damousi
  • ISBN: 9780868408880
  • Page: 149
  • Format: Paperback
  • Psychoanalysis one of the most important intellectual developments of the twentieth century is perhaps as much a cultural experience as a clinical one This groundbreaking book is the first to examine the history and impact of Freudian ideas in Australia Joy Damousi shows that ways of understanding our emotional and interior lives have a notable and complex history that cPsychoanalysis one of the most important intellectual developments of the twentieth century is perhaps as much a cultural experience as a clinical one This groundbreaking book is the first to examine the history and impact of Freudian ideas in Australia Joy Damousi shows that ways of understanding our emotional and interior lives have a notable and complex history that challenges Australian stereotypes of shallow hedonism and emotional barrenness By linking psychoanalysis with modernity, the book is, in effect, an alternative history oftwentieth century Australia.

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