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Sharon Kivland - A Case of Hysteria

CODE: 1870699 254

Price: 25.00

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Edited by Forbes Morlock
Printed offset in an edition of 1,500 copies 
321 pages
Binding soft-back with printed dust jacket
Dimensions 230 x 174mm 
Book Works, London

ISBN: 1870699 254 
Price: 25€


A Case of Hysteria draws on Freud's analysis of Dora, a young woman who is brought to him by her father. Dora is suffering from repeated loss of voice and a nervous cough. Sharon Kivland has created a mystery novel about Dora, which investigates the events discussed in her analysis as clues to the unlocking of a story of love and betrayal. The book is a critical study which rewrites one of the key texts in psychoanalysis. A Case of Hysteria reveals an illuminating picture of Dora. The writer-turned detective traces the events recounted in the analysis, following the story to Vienna, Meran and Frazenbad.