Maelzel's chess player : Sigmund Freud and the rhetoric of deceit / Robert Wilcocks

Author(s): Wilcocks, Robert
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Subjects: Psychoanalysis and literature
Literature--Psychology
Criticism
Freud, Sigmund, 1856-1939--Contributions in criticism
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c1994
LC Classification: P, PN
Table of Contents: Acknowledgments
1. The Background and the Setting of the Problem 1
2. Grunbaum and the Freudian Text: The "Middle Mode" of Discourse and the Trope of Science 23
3. Humboldt's Parrot: Or Bouvard and Pecuchet Start Work. The Freud-Fliess Correspondence 65
4. A Scientific Fairy Tale: "The Aetiology of Hysteria" 113
The Circumstances of the Writing 113
The Arguments of the Paper 122
The "Revision" of a Theory 142
5. Maelzel's Chess Player 159
6. Oedipus Meets the Sphinx: The "Discovery" and the Case of "Dora" 183
7. A "Specimen" of Deception in The Interpretation of Dreams 227
8. Literary Studies and the Psyche 281
Bibliography 329
Index 341
About the Author 347
Notes: LCCN: 93012867
ISBN: 0847678105 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0847678091 (cl. : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description: xii, 345 p. ; 23 cm
OCLC Number: 27936802
ISBN/ISSN: 0847678105
0847678091

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