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By Birgit Lang,Joy Damousi,Alison Lewis

This assortment tells the tale of the case learn style at a time while it turned the style par excellence for discussing human sexuality around the humanities and existence sciences. it's a transcontinental trip from the imperial international of fin-de-siécle principal Europe to the interwar metropolises of Weimar Germany and to the us of the USA within the post-war years.

Foregrounding the figures of case learn pioneers, and highlighting their usually radical engagements with the style, the e-book scrutinises the case writing practices of Sigmund Freud and his predecessor sexologist Richard von Krafft-Ebing; writers together with Leopold von Sacher-Masoch and Alfred Döblin; Weimar intellectuals resembling Erich Wulffen and psychoanalyst Viola Bernard. the implications are very important new insights into the ongoing legacy of such writers and into the company more and more claimed via the readerships that emerged with the advance of modernity.

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