Shakespeare and Psychoanalysis

This event has now finished. Wed Jan 16

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Time Out says

Freud began reading Shakespeare when he was eight, and the Bard's plays are part of the raw material from which Freud constructed psychoanalysis. In this talk, subtitled 'The Formative Influence of Shakespeare on Freud and the Development of Psychoanalysis.' speaker Christian Smith is well placed to offer views on the relationship, having recently completed a thesis for his doctoral studies which explores the formative influence of Shakespeare on Marxism, psychoanalysis and Frankfurt School Critical Theory.

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Freud Museum, 20 Maresfield Gardens, NW3 5SX

Freud Museum

The Freud Museum is in the house that was Sigmund Freud's London home after he fled the Nazis in 1938. It is a time capsule, a small chunk of...

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Transport Finchley Road 


020 7435 2002

noon-5pm Wed-Sun (group visits by arrangement when the museum is closed)

£10, £7 concs