Reader and story, viewer and film: on transference and interpretation.

  • Emanuel Berman
  • Published 2003 in The International journal of psycho-analysis
Two sides in Freud's attitude towards literature and art are presented: Freud the sensitive listener, whose interest in art is a potential springboard for a rich interdisciplinary dialogue; and Freud the conquistador, whose wish for power in 'invaded' territories is related to troublesome aspects of 'pathography' and 'applied analysis'. The unique… CONTINUE READING