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Author Sells, Angela M., 1987-
Title Sabina Spielrein : the woman and the myth / Angela M. Sells.
Imprint Albany : State University of New York Press, [2017]

Subject Spielrein, Sabina.
Women psychoanalysts -- Europe -- Biography.
Mentally ill women -- Europe -- Biography.
Psychoanalysis -- History.
Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents List of Images; Introduction; Sabina Spielrein and Current Controversy; My Own Sabina Spielrein Story; Brief Definition of Terms; Chapter Overview; Chapter 1. Sabina Spielrein: A Life and Legacy Explored; Sabina Spielrein in Scholarship and the Construction of a Narrative; The Loss of Spielrein's Beloved Sister; Sabina Spielrein's Unfortunate Reintroduction to the Academy; Sabina Spielrein as "Seductress"; Sabina Spielrein as a Scholar; Sabina Spielrein's Marriage; Sabina Spielrein's Return to a "New World" in Russia; Sabina Spielrein's Death as "Destiny."
Chapter 2. Trauma, Transference, and Suppression: Sabina Spielrein and the Myth of Echo (and Narcissus)Introduction; Part I: Echo and Narcissus; A Note on Translation; Why Myth?; The Myth: A Summary of "Echo and Narcissus"; Echo and Abuse; Part II: The Connection Between Sabina Spielrein and Suppression; Sabina Spielrein: Adolescence and Institutionalization; Analysis and "Affair"; Transference; Chapter 3. An Affair Misremembered: Sabina Spielrein and the So-Called Love Cure; Introduction; Recollection through Letters; Lover, Beloved, Analyst, Father, Confusion.
Lasting Effects of the "Love Cure"Chapter 4. Writing as a Way of Coming into Being (Sabina Spielrein's Diaries); Introduction; Defining "Women's Writing"; Creating a Self with Words; Sabina Spielrein's Diaries; A New Direction; Spotlight: Siegfried; Love and Death; To End Is to Begin; Chapter 5. Sabina Spielrein in Academia: Destruction and Transformation; Introduction; Development of the "Death Instinct"; The "Death Instinct" in Her Dissertation; Reception at the VPS; Destruction as the Cause of Coming into Being; Freud's "Death Instinct"; Sabina Spielrein and the Debate of Influence.
Chapter 6. Sabina Spielrein's Correspondence and Traps of the "Feminine"Introduction; Sabina Spielrein's Letters; Defecting; "Othering"; Little Girl; Jewess; Hysteric; Anima; Chapter 7. Sabina Spielrein: Coming into Being; Introduction; Confronting "Female" Sexuality; Emerging Child Psychologist; Sins of the Mother; On the Development of Speech; Return to the USSR: The "New Woman" and War; Afterword; Modern Representation; A Voice in the Distance; Appendix A: Timeline for Sabina Spielrein as Reflected in Sabina Spielrein: The Woman and the Myth with Select Bibliography.
Appendix B: Contributions to the Knowledge of a Child's Soul1. Analysis of a Girl; 2. Analysis of a Boy; 3. Analysis of a Boy; Final Conclusions; The Symbolic Meaning of Clocks; Notes; Appendix C: Sabina Spielrein in Image and on the Page; Appendix D: Images of Myths Mentioned; Notes; Bibliography; Copyright Acknowledgments; Index.
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ISBN 9781438465807 (electronic bk.)
1438465807 (electronic bk.)
9781438465791 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 957223391
Additional Format Print version: Sells, Angela M., 1987- Sabina Spielrein. Albany : State University of New York Press, [2017] 9781438465791 (DLC) 2016034116