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Strachey, James

Overview
Works: 678 works in 2,913 publications in 5 languages and 35,226 library holdings
Genres: History  Records and correspondence  Biography  Essays  Sources 
Roles: Editor, Translator, Author, Author of introduction, Other, Creator, Contributor, ed, tra
Classifications: BF173, 150.1952
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Most widely held works by James Strachey
New introductory lectures on psychoanalysis by Sigmund Freud( Book )

79 editions published between 1933 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 3,800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1915 at the University of Vienna 60-year-old Sigmund Freud delivered these lectures on psychoanalysis, pointing to the interplay of unconscious and conscious forces within individual psyches. In reasoned progression he outlined core psychoanalytic concepts, such as repression, free association and libido. Of the various English translations of Freud's major works to appear in his lifetime, only one was authorized by Freud himself: The Standard Edition of the Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud under the general editorship of James Strachey. Freud approved the overall editorial plan, specific renderings of key words and phrases, and the addition of valuable notes, from bibliographical and explanatory. Many of the translations were done by Strachey himself; the rest were prepared under his supervision. The result was to place the Standard Edition in a position of unquestioned supremacy over all other existing versions. Newly designed in a uniform format, each new paperback in the Standard Edition opens with a biographical essay on Freud's life and work --along with a note on the individual volume--by Peter Gay, Sterling Professor of History at Yale. --Publisher
An outline of psychoanalysis by Sigmund Freud( Book )

50 editions published between 1949 and 2011 in English and German and held by 2,296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In June 1938, at eighty-two, Freud began writing this terse survey of the fundamentals of psychoanalysis. He marshals here the whole range of psychoanalytic theory and therapy in lucid prose and continues his open-mindedness to new departures, such as the potential of drug therapy. While the book remains unfinished, it covers the essentials of psychoanalysis"--Back cover
Civilization and its discontents by Sigmund Freud( Book )

45 editions published between 1930 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overview: Freud's seminal volume of twentieth-century cultural thought grounded in psychoanalytic theory, now with a new introduction by Christopher Hitchens. Written in the decade before Freud's death, Civilization and Its Discontents may be his most famous and most brilliant work. It has been praised, dissected, lambasted, interpreted, and reinterpreted. Originally published in 1930, it seeks to answer several questions fundamental to human society and its organization: What influences led to the creation of civilization? Why and how did it come to be? What determines civilization's trajectory? Freud's theories on the effect of the knowledge of death on human existence and the birth of art are central to his work. Of the various English translations of Freud's major works to appear in his lifetime, only Norton's Standard Edition, under the general editorship of James Strachey, was authorized by Freud himself. This new edition includes both an introduction by the renowned cultural critic and writer Christopher Hitchens as well as Peter Gay's classic biographical note on Freud
The standard edition of the complete psychological works of Sigmund Freud by Sigmund Freud( Book )

77 editions published between 1953 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The future of an illusion by Sigmund Freud( Book )

48 editions published between 1943 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 1,599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is Freud's scientific analysis of religion. Religion, along with government and social, moral and ethical codes, or, civilization act as removing man from his true instinctual and destructive nature into a civil society. Religion is a necessary illusion derived from men's wishes
The ego and the id by Sigmund Freud( Book )

37 editions published between 1947 and 2001 in English and held by 1,545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents Freud's psychoanalytical treatise on the divisions of the mind and their interrelations
The interpretation of dreams by Sigmund Freud( Book )

70 editions published between 1945 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Freud's additions, deletions, and alterations are included in this translation of his psychoanalytic study of the function, sources, nature, and characteristics of dreams
Beyond the pleasure principle by Sigmund Freud( Book )

49 editions published between 1950 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Throughout the period when Freud wrote his major works, various translations and editions, differing widely in the accuracy of their texts and the quality of their content, made their appearance. Increasingly, as the body of Freud's work achieved commanding stature, the need arose for a definitive and uniformly authentic English-language edition of all his writings, The Standard Edition of the Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud was undertaken to achieve this goal. The work is under the general editorship of James Strachey, and he himself made new translations of many of the writings, supervising the emendation of others and contributing valuable notes, both bibliographical and explanatory. THe result is to place this edition in a position of unquestioned supremacy over all other existing versions--which are in fact rendered obsolete
Collected papers. Authorized translation under the supervision of Joan Riviere by Sigmund Freud( Book )

9 editions published between 1924 and 1959 in English and held by 1,274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three essays on the theory of sexuality by Sigmund Freud( Book )

43 editions published between 1949 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,053 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Freud's groundbreaking, troublemaking theory of sexuality-infantile (developmental), adolescent (transformational), and deviant--in the classic Strachey translation, with a new foreword by Nancy Chodorow, who re-animates it from the postmodern perspectives of feminist psychoanalysis and the sociology of gender. --Publisher
The psychopathology of everyday life by Sigmund Freud( Book )

11 editions published between 1965 and 1971 in English and held by 1,038 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An autobiographical study by Sigmund Freud( Book )

28 editions published between 1935 and 1989 in English and German and held by 999 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jokes and their relation to the unconscious by Sigmund Freud( Book )

48 editions published between 1889 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Observations of the Viennese psychoanalyst on curious plays on words that occur in dreams, and the unconscious sources of pleasure in jokes, wit, and humor
On the history of the psycho-analytic movement by Sigmund Freud( Book )

12 editions published between 1966 and 1989 in English and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For other editions, see Author Catalog
Group psychology and the analysis of the ego by Sigmund Freud( Book )

46 editions published between 1922 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"To Freud, individual and social psychology were virtually identical. The question he addresses here is, What are the emotional bonds that hold collective entities, such as an army and a church, together? It is a fruitful question, and Freud offers some interesting answers. But Group Psychology and the Analysis of the Ego stand chiefly as an invitation to further psychoanalytic exploration."--Back cover
Dreams in folklore by Sigmund Freud( Book )

4 editions published in 1958 in English and Multiple languages and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Totem and taboo; some points of agreement between the mental lives of savages and neurotics by Sigmund Freud( Book )

32 editions published between 1913 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Widely acknowledged to be one of Freud's greatest cultural works, when Totem and Taboo was first published in 1913, it caused outrage. Thorough and thought-provoking, Totem and Taboo remains the fullest exploration of Freud's most famous themes. Family, society, religion - they're all put on the couch here. Whatever your feelings about psychoanalysis, Freud's theories have influenced every facet of modern life, from film and literature to medicine and art. If you don't know your incest taboo from your Oedipal complex, and you want to understand more about the culture we're living in, then Tote
Friends and apostles : the correspondence of Rupert Brooke and James Strachey, 1905-1914 by Rupert Brooke( Book )

8 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As well as their shared interest in politics, literature, art and theatre, the letters deal often and explicitly with the subject of homosexuality and with the sometimes scandalous activities of many of their close circle. Brooke and Strachey compare observations of fellow members of the exclusive Cambridge 'Apostles' (which included James' brother Lytton Strachey, John Maynard Keynes, E. M. Forster and Bertrand Russell), of mutual 'Bloomsbury' friends (such as Virginia Woolf, Duncan Grant, Vanessa Bell and George Mallory) and of such fellow Fabian Socialists as Hugh Dalton and Beatrice Webb. The correspondence provides important new biographical, psychological and cultural insights into Rupert Brooke and his poetry, and reveals the complexities of the man behind the heroic legend that his early death inspired
Introductory lectures on psychoanalysis by Sigmund Freud( Book )

31 editions published between 1963 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These lectures were delivered by Freud during World War I. Never before in the course of 30 years of lecturing had he set down the full range of his theories and observations. This series, therefore, represents a stock-taking of psychoanalysis as it stood after the secession of Adler and Jung
On dreams by Sigmund Freud( Book )

12 editions published between 1952 and 1989 in English and German and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A translation of Freud's 1900 statement concerning his theory of the nature and mechanism of dreams
 
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Civilization and its discontents
Alternative Names
James Strachey Brits vertaler (1887-1967)

James Strachey englischer Psychoanalytiker

James Strachey psichoanalist británico

James Strachey psicoanalista inglese

James Strachey psychanalyste et traducteur de Freud britannique

Strachey, J

Strachey, James

Strachey, James 1887-1967

Strachey, James Beaumont

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An outline of psychoanalysisCivilization and its discontentsThe standard edition of the complete psychological works of Sigmund FreudThe future of an illusionThe ego and the idThe interpretation of dreamsBeyond the pleasure principleThree essays on the theory of sexuality