R. Gray

German 390/Comp. Lit. 396/CHID 498/Engl 363/JSIS 488/Lit 298

Freud and the Literary Imagination


Select Bibliography: Freud and Literature


Bettelheim, Bruno. The Uses of Enchantment: The Meaning and Importance of Fairy Tales. New York: Knopf, 1976.

Bonaparte, Marie. The Life and Works of Edgar Allan Poe: A Psycho-Analytic Interpretation. London: Imago, 1949.

Ellmann, Maud, ed. Psychoanalytic Literary Criticism. London: Longman, 1994.

Forrester, John. Dispatches from the Freud Wars: Psychoanalysis and Its Passions. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1997.

Fraiberg, Louis. Psychoanalysis and American Literary Criticism. Detroit: Wayne State UP, 1960.

Gordon, David J. Literary Art and the Unconscious. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State UP, 1976.

Gunn, Daniel. Psychoanalysis and Fiction: An Exploration of Literary and Psychoanalytic Borders. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1988.

Hoffman, Frederick J. Freudianism and the Literary Mind. 2nd revised ed. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State UP, 1957.

Jones, Ernest. Hamlet and Oedipus. New York: Norton, 1949.

Kiell, Norman, ed. Psychoanalysis, Psychology, and Literature: A Bibliography. 2nd ed. London: Scarcrow Press, 1982.

Lesser, Simon O. Fiction and the Unconscious. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1957.

Manheim, Leonard, and Eleanor Manheim. Hidden Patterns: Studies in Psychoanalytic Literary Criticism. New York: MacMillan, 1966.

Mitchell, Stephen A., and Margaret J. Black, Freud and Beyond: A History of Modern Psychoanalytic Thought. New York: Basic Books, 1995.

Mollinger, Robert N. Psychoanalysis and Literature: An Introduction. Chicago: Nelson-Hall, 1981.

Reppen, Joseph, and Maurice Charney, eds. The Psychoanalytic Study of Literature. Hillsdale, NJ: Analytic Press, 1985.

Ruitenbeck, Hendrik M. The Literary Imagination: Psychoanalysis and the Genius of the Writer. Chicago: Quadrangle Books, 1965.

Tennenhouse, Leonard, ed. The Practice of Psychoanalytic Criticism. Detroit: Wayne State UP, 1976.

Vice, Sue, ed. Psychoanalytic Criticism: A Reader. Cambridge: Polity Press, 1996.

Williams, Linda Ruth. Critical Desire: Psychoanalysis and the Literary Subject. London: Edward Arnold, 1995.

Wright, Elizabeth. Psychoanalytic Criticism: Theory in Practice. London: Methuen, 1984.

Wright, Elizabeth. Psychoanalytic Criticism: A Reappraisal. New York: Routledge, 1998.

Zaretsky, Eli. Secrets of the Soul: A Social and Cultural History of Psychoanalysis. New York: Vintage, 2004.