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Three Essays on the Theory of Sexuality

  title={Three Essays on the Theory of Sexuality},
  author={Sigmund Freud}
It is in this seminal work that Freud first describes his theories on the development, aberrations, and transformations of the sexual instinct from its earliest beginnings in childhood.. Freuds groundbreaking, troublemaking theory of sexualityinfantile (developmental), adolescent (transformational), and deviantin the classic Strachey translation, with a new foreword by Nancy Chodorow, who re-animates it from the postmodern perspectives of feminist psychoanalysis and the sociology of gender. }It… 

The Queerness of the Drive.

ABSTRACTThe view of sexuality Freud first proposed in the Three Essays on the Theory of Sexuality contains a discrepancy between the sexuality perverse and polymorphous described in the first two

As the wheel turns: a centennial reflection on Freud's Three Essays on the Theory of Sexuality.

  • E. Person
  • Psychology
    Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association
  • 2005
The way Freud's libido theory has served as one of the mainsprings in the development of psychoanalytic theory is traced, with a focus primarily on object relations theory, and the impact of culture on the way sex and sexual mores are parsed.

ATTACHMENT THEORY AS DEFENSE What Happened to Infantile Sexuality

Louisville, KentuckyNearly a century after the publication of “ Wild Psychoanalysis ” (Freud,1910) we struggle to grasp the full scope of one of Freud’s seminalcontributions and perhaps his most

The Evasion of Gender in Freudian Fetishism

INTRODUCTION In Three Essays on the Theory of Sexuality, Freud rejects the notion of a biologically determined connection of instinct to object, a position which helps him avoid the designation of

Theories of sexual difference

In Freud’s later work, as in the work of Jacques Lacan, the Oedipal crisis serves as an explanation for the way an individual’s desire, created and maintained through the (lost) object/(m)other, and

Back to the Basics: Origins of Sex Therapy, Sexual Disorder and Therapeutic Techniques

This paper reviews the foundations of sex therapy up until 1975 and includes an exploration of how various theoretical orientations differ both in the conceptualization of sexual disorder, and in the implementation of specific therapeutic techniques.

Reckoning with sexuality

  • N. Kulish
  • Psychology
    The International journal of psycho-analysis
  • 2019
The author argues that the discomfort with and repudiation of sexuality are related to the nature of the sexual drive itself and to its origins in early childhood and are tied to many of the issues that have marked its history in psychoanalysis.

“sexuality and death” in freud's discovery of sexual aetiology

Abstract The present study focuses on Freud's discovery of sexual aetiology in the period from his studies in Paris and Berlin (1885–86) to self-analysis (1897). The study gives a reassessment of

The Influence of the Primal Scene on the Sexual Behavior of an Early Adolescent

  • R. A. Isay
  • Psychology
    Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association
  • 1975
A comprehensive review of Freud’s discovery and interest in the primal-scene trauma as well as a review of other psychoanalytic contributions is given.