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Berlin Psychoanalytic: Psychoanalysis and Culture in Weimar Republic Germany and Beyond

Veronika Fuechtner


One hundred years after the Berlin Psychoanalytic Institute was established, this book recovers the cultural and intellectual history connected to this vibrant organization and places it alongside the London Bloomsbury group, the Paris Surrealist circle, and the Viennese fin-de-siècle as a crucial chapter in the history of modernism. Taking us from World War I Berlin to the Third Reich and beyond to 1940s Palestine and 1950s New York — and to the influential work of the Frankfurt School — the book traces the network of artists and psychoanalysts that began in Germany and continued in exile. Co ... More

Keywords: Berlin Psychoanalytic Institute, Bloomsbury Group, Surrealist circle, modernism, World War I, Third Reich, Frankfurt School, Dada, urban experience, war trauma

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780520258372
Published to California Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1525/california/9780520258372.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Veronika Fuechtner, author