IU History Dept


Required Reading
Sigmund Freud, From the History of an Infantile Neurosis ("The Wolfman," 1918) available in Freud, Three Case Studies, which is available for purchase.

Further Suggestions
Cathy Caruth, ed., Trauma: Explorations in Memory (1995).

Shoshona Felman and Dori Laub, Testimony: Crises of Witnessing in Literature, Psychoanalysis, and History (1991).Freud Museum

Peter Gay, Freud for Historians (1985).

Peter Gay, Freud: A Lfe for Our Time (1988).

Dominick LaCapra, History and Memory after Auschwitz (1998).

Dominick LaCapra, "Trauma, Absence, Loss," Critical Inquiry (1999), 696-727.

Patrick Mahoney, Cries of the Wolf-Man (1984).

Charles Maier, "A Surfeit of Memory? Reflections on History, Melancholy, and Denial," History and Memory 5:2 (1993), 136-152.

Karin Obholzer, The Wolf-Man, Sixty Years Later (1972).Freud abstracts

Michael Roth, Psycho-Analysis as History (1987).

Carl Schorske, Fin-de-si├Ęcle Vienna: Politics and Culture (1980).

Spang, "History and Psychoanalysis" graduate colloquium, website

Joseph H. Smith and Humphrey Morris, eds., Telling Facts: History and Narration in Psychoanalysis (1992), especially the contributions by Cynthia Chase and Dorrit Cohn.

Lynn Struve, ed., "Traumatic Memory in Chinese History," issue of History and Memory 16.2 (2004).


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