Sabina Spielrein's Siegfried and other myths: facts versus fictions

  title={Sabina Spielrein's Siegfried and other myths: facts versus fictions},
  author={H. Lothane},
  journal={International Forum of Psychoanalysis},
  pages={40 - 49}
  • H. Lothane
  • Published 2016
  • Sociology
  • International Forum of Psychoanalysis
  • Abstract Sabina Spielrein's life events became known to posterity through a private correspondence with Freud and Jung, and through her diaries. Based on a misinterpretation of the documents, a myth, a fiction, was created about an alleged sexual affair with Jung and a case of misconduct during treatment. Another myth was that her relationship with Jung was a cause of the historic break-up between Freud and Jung. The biographical facts described by the author in a number of publications show… CONTINUE READING
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