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Freud, S. (1937). Constructions in Analysis. The Standard Edition of the Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud, Volume XXIII (1937-1939): Moses and Monotheism, An Outline of Psycho-Analysis and Other Works, 255-270.

Freud, S. (1937). [SEW255a1]Constructions in Analysis. The Standard Edition of the Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud, Volume XXIII (1937-1939): Moses and Monotheism, An Outline of Psycho-Analysis and Other Works, 255-270

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[SEW255a2]Editor's Note to "Constructions in Analysis"

[SEW255a3](a) German Editions:

[SEW255a4]1937 Konstruktionen in Der Analyse Int. Z. Psychoanal, 23 (4), 459-69.

[SEW255a5]1950 Konstruktionen in Der Analyse G.W., 16, 43-56.

[SEW255a6](b) English Translation:

[SEW255a7]‘Constructions in Analysis’ 1938 Int. J. Psycho-Anal., 19 (4), 377-87. (Tr. James Strachey.)

[SEW255a8]‘Constructions in Analysis’ 1950 C.P., 5, 358-71. (Revised reprint of above.)

[SEW255a9]The present translation is a corrected reprint of the one published in 1950.

[SEW255a10]This paper was published in December, 1937.

[SEW255a11]Though, as Freud remarks, constructions have received much less attention than interpretations in discussions of analytic technique, his own writings contain many allusions to them. There are two or three full-length examples of them in his case histories: in the ‘Rat Man’ analysis (1909d), Standard Ed., 10, 182 and 205, and in the ‘Wolf Man’ analysis (1918b). The whole latter case revolves around a construction; but the question is specifically discussed in Section V (Standard Ed., 17, 50 ff.). Finally, constructions played a large part in the case history of the homosexual girl (1920a), as is made plain in Section I (Standard Ed., 18, 152).

[SEW255a12]The paper ends with a discussion of a question in which Freud was much interested at this period—the distinction between what he described as ‘historical’ and ‘material’ truth.

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