A History of the Case Study: Sexology, Psychoanalysis, by Birgit Lang,Joy Damousi,Alison Lewis

By Birgit Lang,Joy Damousi,Alison Lewis

This assortment tells the tale of the case learn style at a time while it grew to become the style par excellence for discussing human sexuality around the humanities and lifestyles sciences. it's a transcontinental trip from the imperial global of fin-de-siécle critical Europe to the interwar metropolises of Weimar Germany and to the U.S. of the USA within the post-war years.

Foregrounding the figures of case examine pioneers, and highlighting their frequently radical engagements with the style, the ebook scrutinises the case writing practices of Sigmund Freud and his predecessor sexologist Richard von Krafft-Ebing; writers together with Leopold von Sacher-Masoch and Alfred Döblin; Weimar intellectuals equivalent to Erich Wulffen and psychoanalyst Viola Bernard. the consequences are vital new insights into the ongoing legacy of such writers and into the enterprise more and more claimed by way of the readerships that emerged with the advance of modernity.

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