A story about the origins of psychoanalysis, and of its creator Sigmund Freud. Taking Freud as our example to show how psychoanalysis works – presenting the dream as a microcosm of Freud’s unconscious, and showing what Lacan meant when he said the unconscious is structured like a language.

Links to the works referenced: Freud’s ‘Interpretation of Dreams’ – https://amzn.to/2DSJsIq

Leclaire’s ‘Unconscious Desire: With Freud, Reading Freud’ is in this collection – https://amzn.to/3kUpRYL

Diane O’Donoghue’s ‘On Dangerous Ground’ – https://amzn.to/3iOGinO

By Owen Hewitson, LacanOnline.com

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