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Eissler, K. R. (Kurt Robert) 1908-1999

Works: 115 works in 522 publications in 7 languages and 6,622 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Trials, litigation, etc  Case studies  Biographies  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Records and correspondence  History  Essays  Portraits  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Author of introduction, Correspondent, Creator, Compiler, Contributor
Classifications: BF173.F85, 928.4
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Searchlights on delinquency; new psychoanalytic studies dedicated to Professor August Aichhorn on the occasion of his seventieth birthday, July 27, 1948 by August Aichhorn( Book )
54 editions published between 1949 and 1980 in English and German and held by 776 libraries worldwide
Forensische Psychiatrie
The psychiatrist and the dying patient by K. R Eissler( Book )
34 editions published between 1955 and 1978 in English and German and held by 584 libraries worldwide
Discourse on Hamlet and Hamlet; a psychoanalytic inquiry by K. R Eissler( Book )
14 editions published between 1971 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 578 libraries worldwide
Leonardo da Vinci; psychoanalytic notes on the enigma by K. R Eissler( Book )
36 editions published between 1961 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 569 libraries worldwide
Gaat o.a. in op Da Vinci's homosexualiteit
Goethe, sein Leben und seine Zeit by Richard Friedenthal( Book )
29 editions published in 1963 in 3 languages and held by 546 libraries worldwide
Talent and genius; the fictitious case of Tausk contra Freud by K. R Eissler( Book )
11 editions published between 1971 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 519 libraries worldwide
Reich speaks of Freud; Wilhelm Reich discusses his work and his relationship with Sigmund Freud by Wilhelm Reich( Book )
20 editions published between 1967 and 1975 in English and held by 503 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
Medical orthodoxy and the future of psychoanalysis by K. R Eissler( Book )
12 editions published between 1965 and 1979 in English and Italian and held by 392 libraries worldwide
Freud as an expert witness : the discussion of war neuroses between Freud and Wagner-Jauregg by K. R Eissler( Book )
20 editions published between 1979 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 288 libraries worldwide
Victor Tausk's suicide by K. R Eissler( Book )
10 editions published between 1982 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 229 libraries worldwide
Sigmund Freud by Pamela Thurschwell( Book )
28 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 179 libraries worldwide
"This short introduction to Freud's theories, contexts, influences and cultural effects is the ideal guide for readers interested in this thinker's continuing impact on contemporary culture and critical theory. The perfect companion to Freud's own work, this volume examines key ideas and key texts alongside the contexts from which they emerged. As well as offering a critical reading of Freud, the author highlights Freud's genius as a critical reader - of dreams, symptoms, slips of the tongue, myth, desire and culture. What emerges from this approach is a lucid examination of Freud's influence on contemporary literary and cultural theory."--Jacket
Goethe : Eine psychoanalytische Studie, 1775-1786 by K. R Eissler( Book )
29 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in German and Undetermined and held by 172 libraries worldwide
Three instances of injustice by K. R Eissler( Book )
6 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 151 libraries worldwide
An important new work by Eissler, Three Instances of Injustice develops a psychoanalytic point of view about the phenomenon of gossip, provides a careful disproof of one of the ugliest charges laid against Freud, and presents a thoughtful exploration of a major scandal. The book is thus a contribution to a small body of literature in which a psychoanalyst steps outside his field to comment on matters of contemporary social and political concern. The injustices in question are those of ordinary life and do not depend for their identification on an abstruse moral theory: if the facts are as Dr. Eissler lays them out, hardly anyone will disagree that the essays concern genuine and severe forms of injustice. At least two of the essays deal with events that became causes celebres in their time, and it can fairly be stated that all three concern issues of quite general interest. In his discussion of the case of Dr. Elizabeth Morgan, who was incarcerated for more than two years for contempt of court in the course of a dispute over custody of her daughter, Eissler may be the only commentator who takes into consideration not only the contending parties' claims and certain of the technical issues surrounding the diagnosis of sexual abuse of young children but also the relationship of the case to much broader issues, including those brought forward by the women's movement and recent Supreme Court positions on abortion and the death penalty. Eissler has previously examined C.G. Jung's charge that Freud was embroiled in marital infidelity at the time of Jung's first visit to Vienna, but the text has not been available to an English-speaking audience. In the present study Eissler refines and extends his earlier analysis. The essay establishes the extreme improbability of Jung's proposition through a painstaking appraisal of the available evidence, while at the same time demonstrating the relationship of Jung's slander to his personality and psychological conflicts. The third essay focuses on gossip, of which Eissler himself has been a victim. He answers criticisms of him lodged in recent biographical works and formulates a psychoanalytic outlook on gossip which has general implications for understanding the phenomena of gossip and the social matrix in which it comes to life. Not the least interesting theme in Eissler's work is its focus - explicit in one essay, implicit in the others - on the relationship between the subject of gossip and the collectivity. K.R. Eissler's book is significant not only because of the importance of the themes he deals with but also because of the scholarship that enables him to challenge received opinion while opening new intellectual and psychological vistas
Freud and the seduction theory : a brief love affair by K. R Eissler( Book )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 114 libraries worldwide
Sigmund Freud und die Wiener Universität; über die Pseudo-Wissenschaftlichkeit der jüngsten Wiener Freud-Biographik by K. R Eissler( Book )
12 editions published in 1966 in German and English and held by 103 libraries worldwide
Psychologische Aspekte der Briefwechsels zwischen Freud und Jung by K. R Eissler( Book )
9 editions published in 1982 in German and held by 79 libraries worldwide
Aus Freuds Sprachwelt und andere Beiträge by K. R Eissler( Book )
8 editions published in 1974 in German and Undetermined and held by 77 libraries worldwide
Goethe, eine psychoanalytische Studie, 1775-1786 by K. R Eissler( Book )
in German and held by 70 libraries worldwide
Leonard de vinci : etude psychanalytique by K. R Eissler( Book )
6 editions published in 1980 in French and held by 70 libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Eissler, K. R.
Eissler, K. R. 1908-1999
Eissler, K. R. (Kurt Robert)
Eissler, Kurt 1908-1999
Eissler, Kurt R.
Eissler, Kurt R., 1908-1999
Eissler, Kurt Robert
Eissler, Kurt Robert 1908-
Eissler, Kurt Robert 1908-1999
Kurt Eissler US-amerikanischer Psychoanalytiker österreichischer Herkunft
Kurt Robert Eissler
Kurt Robert Eissler Amerikaans psychoanalist (1908-1999)
Курт Айслер
אייסלר, קורט 1908-1999
איסלר, קורט 1908-1999
English (227)
German (99)
French (13)
Italian (5)
Hebrew (2)
Chinese (1)
Hungarian (1)
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