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The uncanny

Author: Sigmund Freud; David McLintock; Hugh Haughton
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2003.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the publisher. Freud was fascinated by the mysteries of creativity and the imagination. The groundbreaking works that comprise The Uncanny present some of his most influential explorations of the mind. In these pieces Freud investigates the vivid but seemingly trivial childhood memories that often "screen" deeply uncomfortable desires; the links between literature and daydreaming; and our intensely mixed  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Essays
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sigmund Freud; David McLintock; Hugh Haughton
ISBN: 0142437476 9780142437476 0141182377 9780141182377
OCLC Number: 52287222
Language Note: Translated from the German.
Description: lxv, 161 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Contents: Screen memories --
The creative writer and daydreaming --
Family romances --
Leonardo da Vinci and a memory of his childhood --
The uncanny.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Other Titles: Essays.
Responsibility: Sigmund Freud ; translated by David McLintock ; with an introduction by Hugh Haughton.
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