The Freud Museum


Selected Reading Lists

Works by Freud:

The following works can be found in The Standard Edition of the Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud (24 volumes) ed. James Strachey, Alix Strachey & Alan Tyson, unless otherwise stated. Hogarth Press, 1953-1974. Abstracts of these volumes can be found at

1871-1881 Letters to Eduard Silberstein (published by The Belknap Press, edited by Walter Boehlich 1990)
1891 'On Aphasia'
1893 'On the Psychical Mechanism of Hysterical Phenomena Preliminary Communication' (with Breuer)
1895 'Studies on Hysteria '(with Breuer) Project for a Scientific Psychology(unpublished)
1900 'The Interpretation of Dreams' (Published late 1899: copyright 1900)
1901 'The Psychopathology of Everyday Life'
1905 'Fragment of an Analysis of a Case of Hysteria' ('Dora'), 'Three Essays on the Theory of Sexuality',  'Jokes and their Relation to the Unconscious'
1907 'Delusions and Dreams in Jensen's Gradiva'. 'Creative Writers and Day-dreaming'
1909 'Analysis of a Phobia in a Five Year-Old' ('Little Hans')
'Notes upon a Case of Obsessional Neurosis' ('The Rat Man')
1910 'Leonardo da Vinci and a Memory of his Childhood'
1911 'Psychoanalytic Notes on an Autobiographical Account of a Case of Paranoia' (The Schreber case)
1912 'The Dynamics of Transference'
1913 'Totem and Taboo'
1914 'The Moses of Michelangelo', 'On Narcissism'
1915 'Repression'; 'Instincts and their Vicissitudes'; 'The Unconscious'
1916-7 'Introductory Lectures on Psychoanalysis'
1917 'Mourning and Melancholia'.
1918 From the History of an Infantile Neurosis ("The Wolf Man").
1919 'The Uncanny'
1920 'Beyond the Pleasure Principle'
1921 'Group Psychology and the Analysis of the Ego'
1923 'The Ego and the Id'
1926 'Inhibitions, Symptoms and Anxiety', 'The Question of Lay Analysis'
1927 'The Future of an Illusion', 'Fetishism'
1930 'Civilization and its Discontents '
1931 'Female Sexuality'
1933 'New Introductory Lectures on Psychoanalysis' 
1936 'A Disturbance of Memory on the Acropolis'
1937 'Analysis Terminable and Interminable', 'Constructions in Analysis'
1939 'Moses and Monotheism'
1940 'Outline of Psychoanalysis', 'Splitting of the Ego in the Process of Defence'

Secondary Works and Compilations:

A. Bateman & J. Holmes
Introduction to Psychoanalysis: Contemporary Theory and Practice,
Routledge, 1995

Henri F. Ellenberger
The Discovery of the Unconscious. The History and Evolution of Dynamic Psychiatry, Basic Books, New York, 1970.

Sigmund Freud (edited by Anna Freud)
Essentials of Psychoanalysis, Penguin, 1991.

Peter Gay (Ed.)
The Freud Reader, Norton, 1995 & Vintage, 1995

J. Laplanche and J.-B. Pontalis
The Language of Psycho-Analysis, Hogarth, London, 1985.

Philip Rieff
Freud: The Mind of the Moralist, University of Chicago Press, Chicago and London, 1979.

Charles Rycroft
A Critical Dictionary of Psychoanalysis, Penguin, London, 1972.

Anthony Storr
Freud. A very short introduction, Oxford University Press 1989.

Frank J. Sulloway
Freud: Biologist of the Mind, Fontana, London, 1980.

Richard Wollheim
Freud, Fontana, London, 1991.


Richard Appignianesi & Oscar Zarate
Freud for Beginners, Icon, Cambridge, 1992

Ronald W. Clark
Freud: The Man and The Cause, Granada, London, 1982.

Ernst Freud, Lucie Freud and Ilse Grubrich-Simitis (Editors)
Sigmund Freud: His Life in Pictures and Words, Andre Deutsch, London, 1978.

Peter Gay
Freud: A Life for Our Time, Dent, London, 1988.

Ernest Jones
The Life and Work of Sigmund Freud, Pelican Books, London, 1964.



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