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Sigmund Freud Resources

On the Web

The Young Dr. Freud — This companion site to a 2002 PBS film explores Freud's early years up to the 1900 publication of his first major work, The Interpretation of Dreams.
http://www.pbs.org/youngdrfreud/

Sigmund Freud: Conflict and Culture — The Library of Congress's 1999 exhibit on Freud. Web site includes full-text of original documents, pictures, and movies, plus links to additional resources.
http://lcweb.loc.gov/exhibits/freud/freud.html

The Freud Museum in London — This museum in the city where Freud died offers online biographical information, a picture gallery, FAQ about Freud's life and works, and a bibliography.
http://www.freud.org.uk/

The Freud Museum in Vienna — Housed in Freud's former residence and office, this museum offers "Sigmund Freud Online," a section that includes a timeline of Freud's major life events, online tour of where he lived, and amateur audio and video clips starring Freud, friends and family.
http://www.freud-museum.at/e/

The Freud Web — Created for a class project by a Brown University student, this Web site includes a good overview of Freud's major theories in lay terms.
http://65.107.211.206/science/freud/Freud_OV.html

Sigmund Freud: Life and Work — Run by the Romanian Association for Psychoanalysis Promotion, this Web site puts Freud in historical context, linking to articles about Freud and his contemporaries as well as full-text versions of Freud's works.
http://www.freudfile.org/

Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy — A condensed biography of Freud, plus links to additional resources.
http://www.iep.utm.edu/f/freud.htm

Psyche Matters: Sigmund Freud — A comprehensive Freud bibliography as well as general information on psychoanalysis.
http://psychematters.com/bibliographies/freudbib.htm

The New York Freudian Society and Psychoanalytical Training Institute
http://nyfreudian.org

Major Works

The Interpretation of Dreams (1900)
Psychopathology of Everyday Life (1901)
The Joke and Its Relation to the Unconscious (1905)
Five Lectures on Psycho-Analysis (1910)
Totem and Taboo (1913)
The Complete Introductory Lectures on Psychoanalysis (1916-1917)
Beyond the Pleasure Principle (1920)
The Ego and the Id (1923)
An Autobiographical Study (1925)
The Future of an Illusion (1927)
Civilization and Its Discontents (1930)
Moses and Monotheism (1939)

Collected Letters

The Complete Correspondence of Sigmund Freud and Ernest Jones 1908-1939. Ed. R. Andrew Paskauskas. Belknap Press (1993)

The Complete Letters of Sigmund Freud to Wilhelm Fliess 1887-1904. Ed. J.M. Masson. Belknap Press (1985)

The Correspondence of Sigmund Freud and Sandor Ferenczi. Ed. Brabant, Falzeder and Giampieri-Deutsch. Belknap Press (1993)

The Freud/Jung Letters. Ed. William McGuire. Princeton University Press (1974)

Letters of Sigmund Freud. Ed. Ernst L Freud. Dover publications (1992)

The Letters of Sigmund Freud and Arnold Zweig. Ed. Ernst L. Freud. Harcourt, Brace (1970)

The Letters of Sigmund Freud to Eduard Silberstein, 1871-1881. Ed. Walter Boelich. Belknap Press (1990)

Psychoanalysis and Faith: The Letters of Sigmund Freud and Oskar Pfister. Ed. Heinrich Meng and Ernst L. Freud. Basic Books (1963)

Later Compilations

The Basic Writings of Sigmund Freud, Ed. A.A. Brill (1938)

The Standard Edition of the Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud (24 volumes), Ed. James Strachey, Alix Strachey & Alan Tyson (1953-1974)

Sexuality and the Psychology of Love (collection of essays on sexuality from 1905-1938), Ed. Philip Rieff (1963)

On Creativity and the Unconscious; Papers on the Psychology of Art, Literature, Love, Religion. Ed. Benjamin Nelson (1958)

Sigmund Freud: Character and Culture, Ed. Philip Rieff (1963)

Related Resources

Sigmund Freud: Reminiscences of a Friendship, by L. Binswanger (1957)

The Life and Work of Sigmund Freud (three volumes), by E. Jones (1957)

Freud and the Problem of God, by Hans Kung (1979)

A Godless Jew: Freud, Atheism, and the Making of Psychoanalysis, by Peter Gay (1987)

Freud: A Life for Our Times, by Peter Gay (1988)

The Case of Sigmund Freud, by S.L. Gilman (1993)

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C.S. Lewis Resources

On the Web

C.S. Lewis and the Inklings — More information about C.S. Lewis's relationship with J.R.R. Tolkien, G.K. Chesterton, and others.
http://personal.bgsu.edu/~edwards/lewis.html

The C.S. Lewis Foundation — The About Lewis section offers a detailed timeline of Lewis's life.
http://www.cslewis.org/about/

Into the Wardrobe — An unofficial site that offers a new Lewis quote each day, along with numerous scholarly essays on Lewis's works, timeline of his life, and bibliography.
http://cslewis.drzeus.net/

C.S. Lewis Chronicles — Glimpses into Lewis's boyhood home, favorite reading material and inspiration for his major works.
http://www.scriptorum.org/l.html

Nonfiction

The Allegory of Love: A Study in Medieval Tradition (1936)

The Personal Heresy: A Controversy with E. N. W. Tillyard (1939)

The Problem of Pain (1940)

Broadcast Talks [The Case for Christianity] (1942)

A Preface to Paradise Lost (1942)

The Abolition of Man; or; Reflections on Education with Special Reference to the Teaching of English in the Upper Forms of Schools (1943)

Christian Behaviour: A Further Series of Broadcast Talks (1943)

Beyond Personality: The Christian Idea of God (1944)

Miracles: A Preliminary Study (1947)

Mere Christianity (1952)

English Literature in the Sixteenth Century, Excluding Drama (1954)

Surprised by Joy: The Shape of My Early Life (1955)

Reflections on the Psalms (1958)

The Four Loves (1960)

Studies in Words (1960)

A Grief Observed (1961)

An Experiment in Criticism (1961)

Letters to Malcolm: Chiefly on Prayer (1964)

The Discarded Image: An Introduction to Medieval and Renaissance Literature (1964)

Spenser's Images of Life (1967), Ed. Alasdair Fowler

Children's Fiction

The Chronicles of Narnia:

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (1950)

Prince Caspian: The Return to Narnia (1951)

The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (1952)

The Silver Chair (1953)

The Horse and His Boy (1954)

The Magician's Nephew (1955)

The Last Battle: A Story for Children (1956)

Adult Fiction

The Pilgrim's Regress: An Allegorical Apology for Christianity, Reason and Romanticism (1933)

"The Dark Tower" and Other Stories (1977), Ed. Walter Hooper

Out of the Silent Planet (1938)

The Screwtape Letters (1942)

Perelandra: A Novel (1943)

The Great Divorce: A Drama (1945)

That Hideous Strength: A Modern Fairy-Tale for Grown-Ups (1945)

Till We Have Faces: A Myth Retold (1956)

Screwtape Proposes a Toast (1961)

Collected Letters

Letters of C. S. Lewis Ed. Warren H. Lewis (1966)

Letters to an American Lady Ed. Clyde S. Kilby (1967)

They Stand Together: The Letters of C.S. Lewis to Arthur Greeves, 1914-1963 Ed. Walter Hooper (1979)

Letters to Children Ed. Lyle W. Dorsett and Marjorie Lamp Mead (1985)

Essay Collections

Christian Reflections (1967) Ed. Walter Hooper

Fern-Seed and Elephants and Other Essays on Christianity (1975), Ed. Walter Hooper

God in the Dock: Essays on Theology and Ethics (1970) [Undeceptions in England] Ed. Walter Hooper

Of Other Worlds: Essays and Stories Ed. Walter Hooper (1966)

Present Concerns Ed. Walter Hooper (1986)

Rehabilitations and Other Essays (1939)

Selected Literary Essays Ed. Walter Hooper (1969)

Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Literature Ed. Walter Hooper (1966)

They Asked for a Paper Papers and Addresses (1962)

Transposition and Other Addresses (1949) [The Weight of Glory in U.S.]

The Weight of Glory and Other Addresses expanded and Ed. by Walter Hooper (1980)

The World's Last Night and Other Essays (1960)

Poetry

Spirits in Bondage: A Cycle of Lyrics (1919)

Dymer (1926) [originally published under the pseudonym Clive Hamilton]

Poems Ed. Walter Hooper (1964)

Narrative Poems Ed. Walter Hooper (1969)

Related Resources

C.S. Lewis: Apostle to the Skeptics, by Chad Walsh (1949)

C.S. Lewis:A Biography, by R. L. Gren and Walter Hooper (1974)

Jack: A Life of CS Lewis, by G. Sayer (1994)

C.S. Lewis: A Biography, by A.N. Wilson (1990)

C.S Lewis at the Breakfast Table and Other Reminiscences by J.T. Como (1979)

C.S. Lewis: The Art of Enchantment, by D.E. Glover (1981)

Clive Staples Lewis: A Dramatic Life by W. Griffin (1986)

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Other Related Resources

On the Web

Frontline: Faith and Doubt at Ground Zero — Where was God on Sept. 11? What is the nature of evil? Would the world be better off without religion? Or is religion our last refuge? This companion site to the Frontline documentary provides some answers to those questions through interviews with priests, rabbis, and a Jungian analyst, among others.
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/faith/

Frontline: The Jesus Factor — Following a Frontline documentary about the faith of George W. Bush, this Web site offers full-text interviews with notable experts on evangelical Christianity in America and its influence on the White House.
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/jesus/

Frontline: From Jesus to Christ — Who was Jesus? This Web site provides interviews with 12 scholars attempting to answer this question, plus an abundance of additional resources that summarize and expand upon a four-hour Frontline series and follow-up symposium at Harvard University.
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/religion/

Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly — The only television newsmagazine program devoted entirely to the news of religion, spirituality, and major ethical issues. The Web site examines top stories affecting the country's diverse religious landscape and includes current news headlines, transcripts of the program, and interviews with relevant experts.
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/religionandethics/

Council on Spiritual Practices — An interfaith, non-doctrinal group that is dedicated to making "direct experience of the sacred more available to more people." Includes links to spiritual guides, research on spiritual practices, and information about religious freedom in America.
http://www.csp.org/

Beliefnet — A "multi-faith e-community" that embraces skeptics as well as believers. Spiritual inclination quizzes, articles about modern challenges to faith, lively discussion boards, along with links to sacred texts of various religions. http://www.beliefnet.com/

Science and Theology News — The online version of a monthly international newspaper that covers research and discussions on the relationship between religion, science, and health.
http://www.stnews.org/

In Print

The Confessions, by Augustine of Hippo (400 AD)

The Alchemy of Happiness, by Abu Al-Ghazzali (b.1058-d.1113)

Summa Theologica, by Thomas Aquinas (written 1266-1273, pub. posthumously)

Pensees, by Blaise Pascal (1660)

A Faithful Narrative of the Surprising Work of God, by Jonathan Edwards (1736)

The Origin of Species, by Charles Darwin (1859)

The Essential Holmes: Selections from the Letters, Speeches, Judicial Opinions and Writings of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., Ed. Richard A. Posner (writings of 1881-1932, pub. 1992)

The Origin of Our Knowledge of Right and Wrong, by Franz Brentano (1889, trans. 1969)

The Varieties of Religious Experience, by William James (1902)

Practical Mysticism, by Evelyn Underhill (1915)

The Everlasting Man, by G.K. Chesterton (1925)

The Silver Trumpet by Owen Barfield (1925)

The Simone Weil Reader, Ed. George A. Panichas (writings from 1931-1943, pub. 1981)

An Introduction to Zen Buddhism, by D.T. Suzuki (1934)

The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, by J.R.R. Tolkien (1937, 1954-5)

Man's Search for Meaning, by Viktor Frankl (1946, U.S. 1959)

The Long Loneliness, by Dorothy Day (1959)

The Hiding Place, by Corrie ten Boom (1971)

How the Mind Works, by Stephen Pinker (1997)

The Battle for God, by Karen Armstrong (2000)

Why God Won't Go Away: Brain, Science, and the Biology of Belief, by Eugene d'Aquili, M.D., Andrew Newberg, M.D., and Vince Rause (2001)

Darwin's Cathedral: Evolution, Religion and the Nature of Society, by David Sloan Wilson (2002)

A Devil's Chaplain: Reflections on Hope, Lies, Science and Love, Richard Dawkins (2003)

The Probability of God: A Simple Calculation that Proves the Ultimate Truth, by Stephen Unwin (2003)