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Dimen, M. (2017). Inside the Revolution: Power, Sex, and Technique in Freud’s “‘Wild’ Analysis”. Studies in Gender and Sexuality, 18(2):90-103.

(2017). Studies in Gender and Sexuality, 18(2):90-103

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Inside the Revolution: Power, Sex, and Technique in Freud’s “‘Wild’ Analysis”

Muriel Dimen, Ph.D.†

This essay situates Freud’s “‘Wild’ Analysis” in its local and global histories, even while reading it for what it can tell us about psychoanalysis now. Even as it is taken on its own terms, this essay serves also as a means to consider psychoanalysis as host to crucial tensions, its ideas and their relation to technique, its traffic in power, and sexuality and the primal crime. Using a clinical vignette, the essay argues the heterogeneity and multiplicity inherent to psychoanalysis are a gift to later generations, even if they made trouble for Freud. In celebration and critique, it examines, in effect, where Freud was and where psychoanalysis is now.

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