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Freud, S. (1924). A Short Account of Psycho-Analysis. The Standard Edition of the Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud, Volume XIX (1923-1925): The Ego and the Id and Other Works, 189-210.
Freud, S. (1924). [SES189a1]A Short Account of Psycho-Analysis. The Standard Edition of the Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud, Volume XIX (1923-1925): The Ego and the Id and Other Works, 189-210
[SES189a1]A Short Account of Psycho-Analysis
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[SES189a2]Editor's Note to "A Short Account of Psycho-Analysis"
[SES189a3](a) German Editions:
[SES189a4](1923 Date of Composition)
[SES189a5]1928 Kurzer Abriss Der Psychoanalyse G.S., 11, 183-200.
[SES189a6]1940 Kurzer Abriss Der Psychoanalyse G.W., 13, 403-27.
[SES189a7](b) English Translation:
[SES189a8]‘Psychoanalysis: Exploring the Hidden Recesses of the Mind’ 1924 In These Eventful Years: The Twentieth Century in the Making, as Told by Many of its Makers, Vol. II, Chap. LXXIII, 511-23, London and New York: Encyclopaedia Britannica Publishing Co. (Tr. A. A. Brill.)
[SES189a9]The present translation, with a changed title, is a new one by James Strachey.
[SES189a10]We learn from Ernest Jones (1957, 114) that this was written by Freud, at the request of the American publishers, in October and November, 1923. This work is to be distinguished from the article written some two years later for the Encyclopaedia Britannica itself (1926f). The original German text, with a less exciting title than the American one, was published for the first time in 1928.
[SES189a11]A Short Account of Psycho-Analysis
[SES189a13]Psycho-analysis may be said to have been born with the twentieth century; for the publication in which it emerged before the world as something new—my Interpretation of Dreams—bears the date ‘1900’. But, as may well be supposed, it did not drop from the skies ready-made.
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