Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Family Romance, Family SecretsCase Notes from an American Psychoanalysis, 1912$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Elizabeth Lunbeck and Bennett Simon

Print publication date: 2003

Print ISBN-13: 9780300092141

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: October 2013

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300092141.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM YALE SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.yale.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Yale University Press, 2018. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in YSO for personal use (for details see www.yale.universitypressscholarship.com/page/privacy-policy).date: 13 December 2018

Introduction

Introduction

Chapter:
(p.1) Chapter 1 Introduction
Source:
Family Romance, Family Secrets
Author(s):

Elizabeth Lunbeck

Bennett Simon

Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300092141.003.0001

This book chronicles the case of Rachel C., a twenty-two-year-old working woman, who first saw psychoanalyst Louville Eugene Emerson on 24 January 1912. Two hundred and ninety-one sessions followed this first one, all but twenty-three of them within just over two years from the treatment's start. Although Emerson kept notes on all his patients, the notes he kept in this case were more voluminous and more worked over than any of his others. This introductory chapter presents background information on Emerson. It considers the ways in which the exigencies and demands of psychoanalytic practice shaped Emerson's understandings of psychoanalytic concepts and technique. It also discusses the relevance of the case of Rachel C.

Keywords:   Louville Eugene Emerson, psychoanalysis, psychoanalytic practice

Yale Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.