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Freud, S. (1925). Negation. The Standard Edition of the Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud, Volume XIX (1923-1925): The Ego and the Id and Other Works, 233-240.
Freud, S. (1925). [SES233a1]Negation. The Standard Edition of the Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud, Volume XIX (1923-1925): The Ego and the Id and Other Works, 233-240
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[SES233a2]Editor's Note to "Negation"
[SES233a3](a) German Editions:
[SES233a4]1925 Die Verneinung Imago, 11 (3), 217-21.
[SES233a5]1926 Die Verneinung Psychoanalyse der Neurosen, 199-204.
[SES233a6]1928 Die Verneinung G.S., 11, 3-7.
[SES233a7]1931 Die Verneinung Theoretische Schriften, 399-404.
[SES233a8]1948 Die Verneinung G.W., 14, 11-15.
[SES233a9](b) English Translation::
[SES233a10]‘Negation’ 1925 Int. J. Psycho-Anal., 6 (4), 367-71. (Tr. Joan Riviere.)
[SES233a11]‘Negation’ 1950 C.P., 5, 181-5. (Revision of above.)
[SES233a12]The present translation is a modified version of the one published in 1950. The translation of 1950 is reprinted in D. Rapaport, Organization and Pathology of Thought, New York, 1951.
[SES233a13]We are told by Ernest Jones (1957, 125) that this was written in July, 1925. The subject had, however, evidently been in Freud's thoughts for some time, as is shown by the footnote added by him to the ‘Dora’ case history in 1923. (See p. 239 below.) The paper is one of his most succinct. Though primarily it deals with a special point of metapsychology, yet in its opening and closing passages it touches upon technique. It will be seen from the references in the footnotes that both of these aspects of the paper had a long previous history.
[SES233a14]Extracts from the earlier (1925) translation of this paper were included in Rickman's General Selection from the Works of Sigmund Freud (1937, 63-7).
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