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Freud and Fiction

Thursday, January 14, 2010

In 1909, Sigmund Freud made his one and only trip to the United States of America. A century later, however, he continues to reappear in American literature. Novelists Selden Edwards (The Little Book) and Brenda Webster (Vienna Triangle) explain the enduring fascination with the father of psychotherapy and his impact on their own writing.

Event: Selden Edwards and Brenda Webster will be in conversation with other novelists, as part of "Freud as Fictional Character," at the Austrian Cultural Forum
Thursday, January 14, from 6:30 to 8:00 pm
Austrian Cultural Forum
11 East 52nd Street
Visit www.acfny.org. for more information and to register for the event.

Guests:

Selden Edwards and Brenda Webster

Comments [1]

jeff from Metuchen, nj

“If the little savage were left to himself, preserving all his foolishness and adding to the small sense of a child in the cradle the violent passions of a man of thirty, he would strangle his father and lie with his mother”.

Diderot, French Philosopher
100 yrs before Freud

Jan. 14 2010 01:13 PM

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