Freud Three Essays On The Theory Of Sexuality Online
Kinsey eventually told everyone that there isn't a normal and that we should all relax and self-medicate.I read this as to bolster myself for further exploration and spelunking into Irigaray and Derrida I suppose having an idea of how to think about Freud's work is necessary to begin to answer what one can/does/should think about it.This edition offers Freud's complete vision of the sexual self, in the definitive James Strachey translation. But look at the bright side—at least you know the truth.I showed an excerpt of Freud's writing to my friend over lunch earlier this afternoon. It's unsettling and disturbing, but that's what usually the truth is.So, do Freud's theories hold up under the nearly 100 years of criticism and revision (some friendly, some not)? But, reading the original is the best way to even begin to form an opinion of how and what one should think about Freud."Moreover, the kiss, one particular contact of this kind, between the mucous membrane of the lips of the two people concerned, is held in high sexual esteem among many nations (including the most highly civilized ones), in spite of the fact that the parts of the body involved do not form part of the sexual apparatus but constitute the entrance to the digestive tract."Freakin' Freud, man. I grew up in the 70s and 80s, during the time of peak therapy weirdness i.e.
My friend I showed an excerpt of Freud's writing to my friend over lunch earlier this afternoon. A prospect opens before us at this point upon a whole phalanx of biological and perhaps, too, of historical problems of which we have not even come within striking distance.
In Three Essays on Sexuality, Freud attempts to clarify his theory of sexuality, most notably infantile sexuality, and integrate it within his meta theory of personality and the dynamic unconscious.
In earlier works, Freud had made (highly impolitic) assertions that his female clients were experiencing traumatic symptoms due to exposure to sexual trauma.
This assertion may have tacitly implicated some of the rich and powerful men in Freuds community as perpetrators of rape and incest.
In later editions of Three Essays, Freud included the (rather repugnant) concept of penis envy, to explain the symptoms of his female clients.