Psyche & Muse: Creative Entanglements with the Science of the Soul

Checklists & Object Descriptions

Psyche & Muse featured hundreds of books, manuscripts, letters, photographs, posters, and other objects from the Beinecke Library’s Modern European Books and Manuscripts Collection, the Yale Collection of American Literature, and the James Weldon Johnson Memorial Collection of African American Arts and Letters. Follow the links below to complete listings of materials exhibited in each section of Psyche & Muse and curators’ descriptions of exhibited collection materials.

Case Studies: American Writers Encountering Psychoanalysis
Case Studies Checklist and Object Descriptions

Art Therapy: C.G. Jung and the Modernist Aesthetic
Art Therapy Checklist and Object Descriptions

H. D. and Freud, The Poet and the Professor
H. D. and Freud Checklist and Object Descriptions

Mixed Narratives and the Problem of Language:
Homosexuality and the Search for a “Cure”

Mixed Narratives Checklist and Object Descriptions

The Influence of Anxiety: Race and Writing in Jim Crow Times
Influence of Anxiety Checklist and Object Descriptions

Symbolism to Surrealism: Dreams, Madness, Insurrection
Symbolism to Surrealism Checklist and Object Descriptions

The Strange Case of Dr. Ferdière
Dr. Ferdière Checklist and Object Descriptions

Anti-Œdipus: Psychology, Dissent, and the Death of the Soul
Anti-Œdipus Checklist and Object Descriptions

Dr. Froyd: Psychoanalysis in the Popular Imagination
Dr. Froyd Checklist and Object Descriptions

Images: Richard C. Robertiello, Voyage from Lesbos: The Psychoanalysis of a Female Homosexual, New York: Avon Books, c1959; Ralph Ellison, Invisible Man, New York, Random House, 1952.

Written by beineckepoetry

February 28, 2011 at 6:42 pm

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