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Freud and Oedipus : Psychoanalysis & Culture - Peter L. Rudnytsky

Freud and Oedipus

Psychoanalysis & Culture

Paperback Published: 1st October 1992
ISBN: 9780231063531
Number Of Pages: 432
For Ages: 22+ years old

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"Freud and Oedipus" reassesses Freud's central concept of the Oedipus complex from the interlocking perceptives of biography, intellectual history, and Greek tragedy. Drawing on a wealth of primary and secondary materials, Peter Rudnytsky establishes how Freud reached his epochal formulation through his own self-analysis and clinical work. He then places Freud's discoveries in the context of nineteenth-century German intellectual and literary history. Finally, he demonstrates how many of Freud's insights are foreshadowed in Sophocles' "Oedipus the King" and discusses the psychoanalytic and structuralist interpretation of Sophocles' Oedipus cycle as a whole.

ISBN: 9780231063531
ISBN-10: 0231063539
Series: Psychoanalysis & Culture
Audience: Professional
For Ages: 22+ years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 432
Published: 1st October 1992
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.81 x 15.01  x 2.67
Weight (kg): 0.55