Totem and Taboo

Sigmund FREUD (1856 - 1939), translated by Abraham Arden BRILL (1874 - 1948)

Totem and Taboo: Resemblances Between the Mental Lives of Savages and Neurotics is a book by Sigmund Freud published in German in 1913 under the title Totem und Tabu: Einige Übereinstimmungen im Seelenleben der Wilden und der Neurotiker. It is a collection of four essays first published in the journal Imago (1912–13) employing the application of psychoanalysis to the fields of archaeology, anthropology, and the study of religion. The four essays are entitled: The Horror of Incest; Taboo and Emotional Ambivalence; Animism, Magic and the Omnipotence of Thoughts; and The Return of Totemism in Childhood. (Introduction by Wikipedia)

Genre(s): *Non-fiction, Philosophy, Psychology

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 00 Author's Preface and Translator's Introduction Mary Schneider
00:09:55
Play 01 Chapter 1 The Savage's Dread of Incest Mary Schneider
00:40:48
Play 02 Chapter 2 Taboo and the Ambivalence of Emotions, Part 1 Mary Schneider
00:43:59
Play 03 Chapter 2 Taboo and the Ambivalence of Emotions, Part 2 Mary Schneider
00:39:26
Play 04 Chapter 2 Taboo and the Ambivalence of Emotions, Part 3 Mary Schneider
00:51:53
Play 05 Chapter 3 Animism, Magic and the Omnipotence of Thought Mary Schneider
00:56:52
Play 06 Chapter 4 The Infantile Recurrence of Totemism, Part 1 Mary Schneider
00:45:08
Play 07 Chapter 4 The Infantile Recurrence of Totemism, Part 2 Mary Schneider
00:48:10
Play 08 Chapter 4 The Infantile Recurrence of Totemism, Part 3 Mary Schneider
00:47:59