The story of Anna O. /

"Lucy Freeman has combined her skill as a journalist with her considerable understanding of psychoanalysis, to produce this dramatic documentary account of the life of a woman who was possibly the single most important influence on Freudian thought. This is the story of Anna O, whose case histo...

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Main Author: Freeman, Lucy, 1916-2004, (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:New York : Walker and Company, 1971.
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Table of Contents:
  • Part I : The patient. The jargon
  • The words
  • The sentence
  • The two worlds
  • The fairy tales
  • The great trauma
  • The talking cure
  • The denial
  • The third world
  • The face of death
  • The last symptom
  • The final visit
  • Part II : The crusader. The soup kitchen
  • The orphanage
  • The feminist
  • The organizer
  • The white slave rescuer
  • The fourth death
  • The new home
  • The third little bird
  • The journeys east
  • The Great War
  • The celebration
  • The aftermath
  • The voice of an unknown woman
  • The enemy within
  • The final fight
  • The end
  • The tributes
  • Part III : The woman. The case of Anna O.
  • The revelation
  • The lost years
  • The wasted love
  • The strange drama of healing
  • The volcano
  • The fantasy whore
  • The waif
  • The ultimate desertion
  • The "small fire."