What narrative techniques did Freud borrow and employ? What was the effect? And what did it mean for the literary critics who followed? Following his look at the life and major works of Sigmund Freud, Jacke describes Freud and his followers’ at-times fraught relationship with fiction and fiction writers, with a particularly close look at Freud’s famous work “Dora: An Analysis of a Case of Hysteria.” PLUS a preview of our upcoming episodes featuring Sylvia Plath, Ted Hughes, and Assia Wevill.
Additional listening ideas:
- Episode 392: Sigmund Freud
- Episode 112 The Novelist and the Witch Doctor – Unpacking Nabokov’s Case Against Freud (with Joshua Ferris)
- Episode 48 Hamlet
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