Hysteria Beyond Freud
by Sander L. Gilman, at al.
Publisher: University of California Press 1993
Number of pages: 478
An absorbing, erudite reevaluation of the history of hysteria. The widely respected authors draw upon the insights of the new social and cultural history, rather than Freudian psychoanalysis, to examine the ways in which hysteria has been conceived by doctors and patients, writers and artists, in Europe and North America, from antiquity to the early years of the twentieth century.
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