By Birgit Lang,Joy Damousi,Alison Lewis

This assortment tells the tale of the case research style at a time whilst it grew to become the style par excellence for discussing human sexuality around the humanities and lifestyles sciences. it's a transcontinental trip from the imperial global of fin-de-siécle important Europe to the interwar metropolises of Weimar Germany and to the us of the United States within the post-war years.

Foregrounding the figures of case research pioneers, and highlighting their usually radical engagements with the style, the publication scrutinises the case writing practices of Sigmund Freud and his predecessor sexologist Richard von Krafft-Ebing; writers together with Leopold von Sacher-Masoch and Alfred Döblin; Weimar intellectuals equivalent to Erich Wulffen and psychoanalyst Viola Bernard. the consequences are very important new insights into the continued legacy of such writers and into the corporation more and more claimed through the readerships that emerged with the advance of modernity.

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