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Sigmund Freud

(1856—1939) founder of psychoanalysis

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André Breton

André Breton  

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(1896–1966)French poet.Breton was born in Tinchebray, Orne. His early involvement with the dadaists revealed itself in such works as Mont de piété (1919); in the same year he co-founded the ...
Anna Freud

Anna Freud  

(1895–1982)Austrianpsychoanalyst and youngest daughter of the founder of psychoanalysisSigmund Freud. Close to her father, she recounted her dreams to him from a young age (many of which are analysed ...
Arno Schmidt

Arno Schmidt  

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(Hamburg, 1914–79, Celle),lived from the age of 14 in Görlitz (Silesia), and in 1937 took up an office job in a textile factory in Greifenberg. But his true interests ...
Austria

Austria  

Is usually mentioned in a negative context in Shakespeare's plays, and Vienna is the morally perverted setting for the action in Measure for Measure. In the city of Graz, as ...
Carl Gustav Jung

Carl Gustav Jung  

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(1875–1961)Swiss psychiatrist who founded analytical psychology and who proposed the concepts of extrovert and introvert personalities, archetypes, and the collective unconscious. He also developed ...
Carl Spitteler

Carl Spitteler  

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(Liestal nr. Basel, 1845–1924, Lucerne),son of a Swiss civil servant, studied law and theology at Basel and Heidelberg universities. In 1871, through the mediation of his father's friend Colonel ...
Caroline Blackwood

Caroline Blackwood  

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(1931–1996),novelist. Born in Co. Down, daughter of the 4th Marquis of Dufferin and Ava, she married Lucien Freud, and later Robert Lowell. Her first novel, The Step-daughter (1976), is ...
catharsis

catharsis  

The process of releasing, and thereby providing relief from, strong or repressed emotions. The notion of ‘release’ through drama derives from Aristotle's Poetics.The word comes from Greek katharsis, ...
Conrad Aiken

Conrad Aiken  

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(1889–1973),was born in Georgia but reared in Massachusetts, from which his parents' families had come, and educated at Harvard (A.B., 1911), so that a strong sense of a New England heritage is ...
Coriolanus

Coriolanus  

A play by Shakespeare first printed in the Folio of 1623. In order of composition, however, it was probably Shakespeare's last tragedy, written about 1608. Its source is North's version of Plutarch's ...
D. H. Lawrence

D. H. Lawrence  

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(1885–1930)British novelist and poet.Lawrence was born in the coalmining village of Eastwood, Nottinghamshire, the fourth child of a miner and a schoolteacher. The conflict between his coarse violent ...
Das Urteil

Das Urteil  

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A short story by F. Kafka, written in a single night in 1912 and published in 1916. Georg Bendemann, a young businessman, is denounced by his aged father and condemned. ...
displacement

displacement  

n. (in psychology) the substitution of one type of behaviour for another, usually the substitution of a relatively harmless activity for a harmful one; for example, kicking the cat instead of one’s ...
Dorothy Bussy

Dorothy Bussy  

(1866–1960),British novelist and translator. Sister of Lytton Strachey, friend and translator of André Gide, Strachey would merit no more than a footnote in literary history were it not for ...
dreams

dreams  

Dream of a funeral and you hear of a marriage an illustration of the general proverbs dreams go by contraries; saying recorded from the mid 17th century.dream team a team of people perceived as the ...
Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe  

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(1809–49),born in Boston, Massachusetts. He became an orphan in early childhood, and was taken into the household of John Allan. He came to England with the Allans (1815–20) and attended Manor House ...
Edmund Wilson

Edmund Wilson  

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(1895–1972),American author. He served abroad during the First World War, an experience which inspired verse and short stories published in The Undertaker's Garland (1922, with J. P. Bishop). He ...
Eduard von Hartmann

Eduard von Hartmann  

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(1842–1906). German philosopher. He saw in the ‘Unconscious’ an all-pervasive monistic principle which was at once will and presentation and also the ground of evolutionary development. Christianity, ...
Hans Henny Jahnn

Hans Henny Jahnn  

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(b. Altona, Germany, 17 Dec. 1894; d. Hamburg, 29 Nov. 1959)Playwright, novelist and pacifist. He is best known for his first play, the expressionist Pastor Ephraim Magnus, staged in ...
Imago. Zeitschrift für Anwendung der Psychoanalyse auf die Geisteswissenschaften

Imago. Zeitschrift für Anwendung der Psychoanalyse auf die Geisteswissenschaften  

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A journal edited by S. Freud from 1912. It derives its title from Imago by Spitteler and contained tracts on art and literature.

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