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Published by Kegan Paul in London .
Written in English


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ContributionsBrill, A. A 1874-1948.
The Physical Object
Pagination388 p.
Number of Pages388
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Open LibraryOL21156599M

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Brilliant, perceptive work by founder of psychoanalysis remains one of the essential studies of the psychology of wit and jokes. Freud analyzes wit, probes its origins in the "pleasure mechanism," demonstrates parallels of wit to neuroses, dreams and psychopathological acts. This is one of the great analyst's most accessible, enjoyable works. Get this from a library! Wit and its relation to the unconscious. [Sigmund Freud; A A Brill] -- Great analyst's brilliant, accessible study of the psychology of wit and jokes. Translated by A. A. Brill. Wit and Its Relation to the Unconscious/The History of the Psychoanalytic Movement book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. ABOUT T 5/5(1). Aug 29,  · Read "Wit and Its Relation to the Unconscious" by Sigmund Freud available from Rakuten Kobo. Sign up today and get $5 off your first purchase. Brilliant, perceptive work by founder of psychoanalysis remains one of the essential studies of the psychology of wit an Brand: Dover Publications.

Wit and Its Relation to the Unconscious. Sigmund Freud. Moffat, Yard, - Subconsciousness - pages. 0 Reviews. Preview this book. Dec 15,  · "Wit and Its Relation to the Unconscious" is Sigmund Freud's psychoanalytic examination of what makes something funny. From the father of psychoanalysis we get an interesting argument that at the heart of humor is the need to satisfy ones unconscious imeldaclyde.com: Neeland Media LLC. That “wit must unearth something hidden and concealed”—to quote K. Fischer (p. 51)—we have already been taught from the grouping of wit with caricature. I re-emphasize this determinant because it also has more to do with the nature of wit than with its relation to the comic. Aug 04,  · WIT AND ITS RELATION TO THE UNCONSCIOUS. BY Professor Dr. SIGMUND FREUD, LL.D. Authorized English Edition, with Introduction by A. A. BRILL, PH.B., M.D.