Customer Service | Help | FAQ | PEP-Easy | Report a Data Error | About
:
Login
Tip: To see translations of this article…

PEP-Web Tip of the Day

When there are translations of the current article, you will see a flag/pennant icon next to the title, like this: 2015-11-06_11h14_24 For example:

2015-11-06_11h09_55

Click on it and you will see a bibliographic list of papers that are published translations of the current article. Note that when no published translations are available, you can also translate an article on the fly using Google translate.

 

For the complete list of tips, see PEP-Web Tips on the PEP-Web support page.

J., E. (1928). Studies in the Psychology of Sex. (Vol. Vii). Eonism and Other Supplementary Studies: By Havelock Ellis. (F. A. Davis Company, Philadelphia, 1928. Pp. 539. Price $5.00.). Int. J. Psycho-Anal., 9:480-489.

(1928). International Journal of Psycho-Analysis, 9:480-489

Studies in the Psychology of Sex. (Vol. Vii). Eonism and Other Supplementary Studies: By Havelock Ellis. (F. A. Davis Company, Philadelphia, 1928. Pp. 539. Price $5.00.)

Review by:
E. J.

It is doubtful if this volume, the seventh in the famous series, will enhance the high reputation of the author, whom we all gladly honour as the doyen of 'sexual psychologists'. Not that it does not exhibit in a high degree many of the qualities for which he is so justly renowned; the beautifully limpid and gracious prose, the recondite learning, and the wealth of material on which he draws. But into the dignity and serenity which have always distinguished his writings there has of late crept a note of a different kind, a somewhat personal querulousness which a little mars a character so many have come to love. To put the matter plainly, contact with psycho-analysis has revealed limitations that were previously imperceptible. It would have been better if Dr. Ellis's career had either preceded the advent of psycho-analysis or else come after this had been assimilated by the general body of thought. An unhappy clash which has no other result than causing distress would then have been avoided, to the benefit of both the author and his audience.

The

[This is a summary or excerpt from the full text of the book or article. The full text of the document is available to subscribers.]

Copyright © 2019, Psychoanalytic Electronic Publishing, ISSN 2472-6982 Customer Service | Help | FAQ | Download PEP Bibliography | Report a Data Error | About

WARNING! This text is printed for personal use. It is copyright to the journal in which it originally appeared. It is illegal to redistribute it in any form.