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On the cusp of the twentieth century, in the most cosmopolitan city in the world, there a sensation that entranced the city's populace as nothing had before—a sensation that cast a great and disturbing shadow over the city, and then vanished, leaving no more trace than a shadow would. Child Abuse in Freud's Vienna is the story of that forgotten sensation in this fabled city.
In the autumn of 1899, Vienna's attention was focused not on its extraordinary cultural life, but on child abuse—specifically, two cases of child murder and two of abuse. While Sigmund Freud was anxiously awaiting the publication of The Interpretation of Dreams, in which he first theorized about the Oedipal hostilities between parents and children, every day's headlines proclaimed the ugly reality of child abuse. Focusing on the four cases that dominated the pages of the newspapers, Larry Wolff's riveting narrative paints a picture of a great city enthralled by a spectacle it desperately wished to ignore.
About the Author:
Larry Wolff teaches European history at Boston College. He lives in Cambridge with the writer Perri Klass, and is the author of several books including The Vatican and Poland in the Age of the Partitions and Inventing Eastern Europe: The Map of Civilization on the Mind of the Enlightenment.
Title: Postcards from the End of the World: Child ...
Publisher: Atheneum 1988-05-01
Publication Date: 1988
Book Condition: Good
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description Atheneum. Hardcover. Book Condition: GOOD. Good clean copy with no missing pages might be an ex library copy; Possibly may have minor marginal notes and or highlighting. Bookseller Inventory # 2573368668
Book Description Scribner. Hardcover. Book Condition: As New. This copy appears to be in nearly new condition. Bookseller Inventory # G068911883XI2N00
Book Description Atheneum. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. 068911883X Ex-library book with usual markings. Meets or exceeds the good condition guidelines. Nice copy. Five star seller - Buy with confidence!. Bookseller Inventory # Z068911883XZ3
Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: Fair. A readable copy of the book which may include some defects such as highlighting and notes. Cover and pages may be creased and show discolouration. Bookseller Inventory # GOR008123798
Book Description Atheneum, New York, NY, 1988. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Printing. Bookseller Inventory # 76207
Book Description Atheneum May 1988, 1988. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Bookseller Inventory # 126447
Book Description Atheneum. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. 068911883X A nice used copy. Clean, tightly bound, no writing or highlighting. Has minor edge wear (faint grey spots to top edge of pages). Dust cover has minor wear. Bookseller Inventory # SKU1095223
Book Description Atheneum, New York, NY, 1988. Hardcover. First Ed; First Printing indicated. First Ed; First Printing indicated. Very Near Fine in Very Near Fine DJ: Both book and DJ show only minute indications of use. Book shows binding square and secure; text clean. DJ shows very mild rubbing to sheen; price unclipped; mylar-protected. Overall, very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder. NOT a Book-Club Edition. NOT an Ex-Library copy. 8vo. 275pp. Hardback with DJ. Discusses the familiar mixture of sadism and disguising sentimentality, showing how turn of the century Vienna is clearly a model of our own world. Bookseller Inventory # 40450
Book Description Atheneum, 1988. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used: Good. Bookseller Inventory # SONG068911883X
Book Description Atheneum, 1988. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Great condition with minimal wear, aging, or shelf wear. Bookseller Inventory # P02068911883X