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Reich, Wilhelm 1897-1957

Works: 756 works in 3,017 publications in 15 languages and 34,015 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Records and correspondence  Drama  Diaries  Experimental films  Documentary-style films  History  Documentary films  Filmed interviews  Independent films 
Roles: Author, Creator, Other, Contributor, Bibliographic antecedent, Editor
Classifications: RZ460, B
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Character analysis by Wilhelm Reich( Book )

162 editions published between 1858 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 2,164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A partir de sa technique de l'analyse des résistances, Reich développe certains éléments de ses théories psychanalytiques. [SDM]
The mass psychology of fascism by Wilhelm Reich( Book )

165 editions published between 1933 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A member of the Vienna Psychoanalytic Society under Sigmund Freud, Wilhelm Reich was forced to emigrate to America when the Nazis came to power. This is his classic study, written in the period 1930-33, of the psychology of the rise of fascism
The sexual revolution; toward a self-regulating character structure by Wilhelm Reich( Book )

81 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In het tweede deel, over de Sovjet-unie, in hfstk 9: 'Liberation of birth control and homosexuality, and subsequent inhibition'
Selected writings; an introduction to orgonomy by Wilhelm Reich( Book )

40 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in English and held by 799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This anthology is not intended to replace any of the works of Wilhelm Reich, but rather to serve as an introduction to them. The chapters include material from The Function of the Orgasm; The Cancer Biopathy; Character Analysis; Ether, God and Devil; Cosmic Superimposition and The Murder of Christ. In addition the volume reprints many important later articles from various journals
Sex-pol; essays, 1929-1934 by Wilhelm Reich( Book )

20 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in English and Slovenian and held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume contains the first complete translations of Wilhelm Reich's writings from his Marxist period. Reich, who died in 1957, had a career with a single goal: to find ways of relieving human suffering. And the same curiosity and courage that led him from medical school to join the early pioneers of Freudian psychoanalysis, and then to some of the most controversial work of this century--his development of the theory of the orgone--led him also, at one period of his life, to become a radical socialist. The renewed interest in Reich's Marxist writings, and particularly in his notions about sexual and political liberation, follows the radical critiques of Herbert Marcuse, Frantz Fanon and Paul Goodman, the political protest movements toward personal liberation in the present decade
Listen, little man! by Wilhelm Reich( Book )

63 editions published between 1946 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Listen, Little Man! is a great physician's quiet talk to each one of us, the average human being, the Little Man. Written in 1946 in answer to the gossip and defamation that plagued his remarkable career, it tells how Reich watched, at first naively, then with amazement, and finally with horror, at what the Little Man does to himself; how he suffers and rebels; how he esteems his enemies and murders his friends; how, wherever he gains power as a "representative of the people," he misuses this power and makes it crueler than the power it has supplanted. Reich asks us to look honestly at ourselves and to assume responsibility for our lives and for the great untapped potential that lies in the depth of human nature
Reich speaks of Freud; Wilhelm Reich discusses his work and his relationship with Sigmund Freud by Wilhelm Reich( Book )

33 editions published between 1967 and 1975 in 3 languages and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The core of this book is a tape-recorded interview of Wilhelm Reich, conducted by a representative of the Sigmund Freud Archives, Inc. Published here for the first time, it is a profoundly human and an unusually candid document that supplies a long-awaited clarification of the relationship between Reich and Freud. Reich discusses the personally tragic but scientifically vital implications of his relationship with Sigmund Freud in a manner both simple and concise, placing the reader in a position to determine for himself what was at issue. The book has an extensive documentary supplement containing pertinent extracts from Reich's writings as well as previously unpublished material from his archives, including letters to Freud, Adler, Ferenczi, and others involved in the early struggles within psychoanalysis. It also includes documents revealing the unrelenting hostility of the psychoanalysts toward Reich
The invasion of compulsory sex-morality by Wilhelm Reich( Book )

21 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in English and German and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This study of the invasion of compulsory sexual morality into human society was written in 1931 and now appears for the first time in the English language. It preceded "The Mass Psyhchology of Fascism" and "The Sexual Revolution" and was Reich's first step in approaching the answer to the problem of human mass neuroses. Growing out of his involvement with the crucial question of the origin of sexual suppression, this attempt to explain historically the problem of sexual disturbances and neuroses draws upon the ethnological works of Morgan, Engels and, in particular, Malinowski, whose remarkable studies of the sexual life and customs of the primitive people of the Trobriand Islands confirmed Reich's clinical discoveries
The function of the orgasm; sex-economic problems of biological energy by Wilhelm Reich( Book )

21 editions published between 1942 and 1983 in English and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book describes Reich's first medical and scientific work on the living organism from his first efforts at the Medical School of the University of Vienna in 1919 to the laboratory experiments in Oslo in 1939 which revealed the existence of a radiating biological energy, orgone energy. The subject of "sexuality" is basic to this work, and Reich shows clearly its importance for human life and its relevance in understanding the social problems of our time. "In the central phenomenon, the sexual orgasm, we meet with questions deriving from the field of psychology as well as from that of physiology, from the field of biology no less than from that of sociology. Natural science offers hardly another field of research that is so well equipped to exhibit the fundamental unity of everything that lives and to guard against narrow, fragmentizing specialization."--Wilhelm Reich
Ether, God, and Devil. Cosmic superimposition by Wilhelm Reich( Book )

18 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These companion volumes, long out of print, are now presented together for the first time so that the reader may better grasp their essential unity. In Ether, God and Devil, Wilhelm Reich describes the process of functional thinking and reveals how the inner logic of this objective thought technique led him to the discovery of cosmic orgone energy. In Cosmic Superimposition, Reich steps beyond the character structure of man to an understanding of how man is rooted in nature. The super-imposition of two orgone-energy systems which is demonstrable in the genital embrace is revealed as a common functioning principal that exists in all of nature. Concluding this work, Reich returns to the human sphere "to ponder about the greatest riddle of all: the ability of man to think, and by mere thinking to know what nature is and how it works."
Early writings by Wilhelm Reich( Book )

14 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume marks the beginning of the publication in English of Reich's early writings. Volume One and the collections to follow will trace his scientific development from the psycho-analytical study of Ibsen's Peer Gynt, presented for membership in the Viennese Psychoanalytic Society (1920), to the crucial discovery of the bion (1938), which initiated his work in orgone biophysics and led to the discovery of cosmic orgone energy. In a foreword to this volume, Chester M. Raphael writes: "Viewing [Reich's] work retrospectively, it is easy to see the logic of its development from psychoanalysis to sex-economy and, finally, to orgone biophysics. Its continuity is so apparent that any tendency to fragment it or to ignore the relatedness of all his findings indicates a failure to comprehend its essence--the energy principal which unites all aspects of his work ... Reich's early writings ... are an integral part of the development that led to the discovery of orgone energy."
Children of the future : on the prevention of sexual pathology by Wilhelm Reich( Book )

7 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Translated by Derek and Inge JordanIn Children of the Future, Wilhelm Reich shows how disastrous the exclusion of genitality is to the young and its important influence on their development. In his 1932 work The Sexual Rights of Youth, published here in its revised form, Reich speaks in terms of what he sees as the real meaning of the sexual enlightenment of youth: it is not the mystery and dangers of procreation, but the essential nature of sexuality and the right of youth to genital gratification. Reich presents a new way of seeing the parental compulsion to teach. In other chapters, Reich examines attitudes toward infantile masturbation, the source of the human no, and special disturbances of the young. Reichs work is substantiated by his concrete observations and experiences with children, including case studies from the Orgonomic Infant Research Center
Die sexuelle Revolution by Wilhelm Reich( Book )

66 editions published between 1966 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

WR-- mysteries of the organism by Dušan Makavejev( Visual )

3 editions published between 1971 and 2016 in English and Serbian and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary-fiction film begins as an investigation into the life and work of controversial psychologist and philosopher Wilhelm Reich and then explodes into a free-form narrative of a beautiful young Slavic girl's sexual liberation. Banned upon its release in the director's homeland, this art-house smash is both whimsical and bold in its blending of politics and sexuality
The bioelectrical investigation of sexuality and anxiety by Wilhelm Reich( Book )

8 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looking back over the development of orgone biophysics, Reich wrote: "My experimental studies during the years 1934 to 1938 gradually and logically centered on a single basic problem: how deeply is the function of the orgasm rooted in biology'" The Bioelectrical Investigation of Sexuality and Anxiety is composed of three essential contributions from the period: "The Orgasm as an Electrophysiological Discharge," "Sexuality and Anxiety," and "The Bioelectrical Function of Sexuality and Anxiety," Reich's detailed report on the physiological experiments in which he sought proof for his orgasm theory. The Bioelectrical Investigation of Sexuality and Anxiety "can with good reason be understood as a logical continuation of my Character Analysis," Reich wrote. "It is the character analysis of the areas of biological functioning."
Genitality in the theory and therapy of neurosis by Wilhelm Reich( Book )

3 editions published in 1980 in English and German and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The function of the orgasm : sex-economic problems of biological energy by Wilhelm Reich( Book )

36 editions published between 1948 and 1972 in 4 languages and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bion experiments on the origin of life by Wilhelm Reich( Book )

11 editions published between 1938 and 2013 in English and German and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Bion Experiments, published in a limited German edition in 1938 and now available in English for the first time, represents a cornerstone in Reich's scientific development. The work documents a series of experiments conducted in Oslo in 1936-37 in which Reich applied the formula of tension-charge-discharge-relaxation, derived from his research on the function of the orgasm, to the microscopic biological world, thereby opening a route to an understanding of the origin of life. This work is divided into two parts: the first, a detailed report on the experiments; the second, Reich's conclusions and an exposition of his research method. The Bion Experiments provides a unique insight into Reich's scientific method, and makes available the experimental material essential to understanding his later work with cancer and orgone biophysics
Ecoute, petit homme! -- by Wilhelm Reich( Book )

34 editions published between 1972 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Une ère nouvelle s'est levée, celle de l'homme moyen, héritier d'un passé atroce. Il a commencé à assumer le gouvernement de la Terre. L'avenir de l'humanité dépend donc de ses pensées, de ses actes. En réalité, il n'est libre que de toute préparation à la maîtrise de sa propre vie, de toute autocritique
People in trouble : volume two of The emotional plague of mankind by Wilhelm Reich( Book )

10 editions published between 1976 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published by Reich in 1953, People in Trouble is an autobiographical work in which Reich describes the development of his sociological thinking from 1927 to 1937. In simple narrative form he recounts his personal experiences with major social and political events and ideas, and reveals how these experiences gradually led him to an awareness of the deep significance of the human character structure in shaping and responding to the social process. The importance of Karl Marx's work and its distortion by communist politicians plays an important role in Reich's account, as does the political activity in the International Psychoanalytic Association which led to his expulsion from that organization in 1934. The Norwegian press campaign against his biological experiments is also discussed. People in Trouble is the story of one man's courageous struggle to understand the political activity of his fellow men
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The mass psychology of fascism
Alternative Names
Gulielmus Reich

Parell, Ernst

Parell, Ernst 1897-1957

Raïch, Bilchelm 1897-1957

Raĭkh, Vilʹgelʹm 1897-1957

Rajch, Vilchelm 1897-1957

Rajch, Vil'gel'm 1897-1957

Rajh, Vil'gel'm.

Rajh, Vilhelm

Rajh, Vilhelm 1897-1957

Rāyš, Fīlhilm 1897-1957

Rāysh, Vīlhilm 1897-1957

Rāysh, Wīlhēlm, 1897-1957

Reich, ..., 1897-1957

Reich W. 1897-1957

Reich, W. (Wilhelm), 1897-1957

Reich, Wilhelm

Vïlʹgelʹm Raýx

Vilhelm Rajh

Vilhelm Reyx

Vilhelms Reihs

Wilhelm Reich

Wilhelm Reich Austrian-American psychoanalyst

Wilhelm Reich medico e psichiatra austriaco

Wilhelm Reich psycholog austriacki

Wilhelm Reich psychotherapeut uit Oostenrijk-Hongarije (1897-1957)

Βίλχελμ Ράιχ

Вилхелм Райх

Вилхелм Рајх

Вильгельм Райх

Вільгельм Райх

Райх В. 1897-1957

Райх, В. (Вильгельм), 1897-1957

Райх, Вильгельм, 1897-1957

Райх, Вильгельм австрийский и американский психолог

Райх Вільгельм

וילהלם רייך

,رایش, ویلهـێلم

فيلهلم رايش

ولهەلم رەجه

ویلهلم رایش

ۆىيلگەلم رايح

빌헬름 라이히



ライヒ, W

ライヒ, ヴィルヘルム


The mass psychology of fascismThe sexual revolution; toward a self-regulating character structureSelected writings; an introduction to orgonomyListen, little man!The invasion of compulsory sex-moralityThe function of the orgasm; sex-economic problems of biological energyEther, God, and Devil. Cosmic superimpositionEarly writings