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Mary Bergstein - Mirrors of Memory: Freud, Photography, and the History of Art - 9780801448195 - V9780801448195
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Mirrors of Memory: Freud, Photography, and the History of Art

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Description for Mirrors of Memory: Freud, Photography, and the History of Art Hardback. Series: Cornell Studies in the History of Psychiatry. Num Pages: 344 pages, 114. BIC Classification: JMAF. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 211 x 187 x 28. Weight in Grams: 706.

Photographs shaped the view of the world in turn-of-the-century Central Europe, bringing images of everything from natural and cultural history to masterpieces of Greek sculpture into homes and offices. Sigmund Freud's library—no exception to this trend—was filled with individual photographs and images in books. According to Mary Bergstein, these photographs also profoundly shaped Freud's thinking in ways that were no less important because they may have been involuntary and unconscious.In Mirrors of Memory, lavishly illustrated with reproductions of the photos from Freud's voluminous collection, she argues that studying the man and his photographs uncovers a key to the origins of ... Read more

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Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Cornell University Press
Number of pages
344
Condition
New
Series
Cornell Studies in the History of Psychiatry
Number of Pages
344
Place of Publication
Ithaca, United States
ISBN
9780801448195
SKU
V9780801448195
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About Mary Bergstein
Mary Bergstein is Professor in the History of Art and Visual Culture at the Rhode Island School of Design. She is author of The Sculpture of Nanni di Banco and has written extensively on art, photography, and culture.

Reviews for Mirrors of Memory: Freud, Photography, and the History of Art
An erudite and original book... [on] the far-reaching effects of European fin de siècle visual culture on Freud's mind. Mirrors of Memory illuminates the heretofore unexamined ways in which the medium of photography, widely taken to be a transparent, objective way of documenting and gaining access to a previously existing reality, was relied on by many disciplines during Freud's lifetime.... ... Read more

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