How To Read Freud

How To Read Freud In this engaging introduction Josh Cohen argues that Freud shows above all that any thought word or action however apparently trivial can invite close reading Indeed it may be just this insight t

  • Title: How To Read Freud
  • Author: Josh Cohen
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 219
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • In this engaging introduction, Josh Cohen argues that Freud shows above all that any thought, word or action, however apparently trivial, can invite close reading Indeed, it may be just this insight that provokes so much opposition to psychoanalysis By reading short extracts from across Freud s work, addressing the neuroses, the unconscious, words, death and of course In this engaging introduction, Josh Cohen argues that Freud shows above all that any thought, word or action, however apparently trivial, can invite close reading Indeed, it may be just this insight that provokes so much opposition to psychoanalysis By reading short extracts from across Freud s work, addressing the neuroses, the unconscious, words, death and of course sex, How to Read Freud brings out the paradoxical core of psychoanalytic thinking that our innermost truths only ever manifest themselves as distortions Read attentively, our dreams, errors, jokes and symptoms in short, our everyday lives reveal us as masters of disguise, as unrecognizable to ourselves as to others.

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