Totem and Taboo

Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud


The Standard Edition

Paperback

Sigmund Freud (Author), James Strachey (General Editor)

With an Introduction by Peter Gay

Overview | Inside the Book
 

Totem and Taboo (1913), first published as a series of four articles between 1912 and 1913, is among Freud's most dazzling speculative texts.

Adducing evidence from "primitive" tribes, neurotic women, child patients traversing the oedipal phase, and speculations by Charles Darwin, James G. Frazer, and other modern scholars, Freud attempts to trap the moment that civilized life began. It stands as his most imaginative venture into the psychoanalysis of culture.

Book Details

  • Paperback
  • September 1990
  • ISBN 978-0-393-00143-3
  • 5.3 × 7.8 in / 248 pages
  • Sales Territory: Worldwide excluding Canada and the British Commonwealth.

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