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Hysteria

Drama


by
Terry Johnson

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 80 pages

File size: 235 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

1938. Hampstead, London. Sigmund Freud has fled Nazi-occupied Austria and settled in leafy Swiss Cottage. At eighty-two-years-old, he aims to spend his final days in peace. However, when Salvador Dal? turns up to discover a less-than-fully dressed woman in the closet, peace becomes somewhat elusive . . .

An acknowledged modern classic, Terry Johnson?s hilarious farce explores the fall-out when two of the twentieth century?s most brilliant and original minds collide. It touches on many themes including Nazi Germany, the Surrealist movement, Judaism, Freud?s theories of the unconscious mind, family relationships, life and death, and love and loss.

Johnson’s celebrated play raises intriguing questions about Freud?s radical revision of his theories of hysteria.

1938. Hampstead, London. Sigmund Freud has fled Nazi-occupied Austria and settled in leafy Swiss Cottage. At eighty-two-years-old, he aims to spend his final days in peace. However, when Salvador Dal? turns up to discover a less-than-fully dressed woman in the closet, peace becomes somewhat elusive . . .

An acknowledged modern classic, Terry Johnson?s hilarious farce explores the fall-out when two of the twentieth century?s most brilliant and original minds… (more)

1938. Hampstead, London. Sigmund Freud has fled Nazi-occupied Austria and settled in leafy Swiss Cottage. At eighty-two-years-old, he aims to spend his final days in peace. However, when Salvador Dal? turns up to discover a less-than-fully dressed woman in the closet, peace becomes somewhat elusive . . .

An acknowledged modern classic, Terry Johnson?s hilarious farce explores the fall-out when two of the twentieth century?s most brilliant and original minds collide. It touches on many themes including Nazi Germany, the Surrealist movement, Judaism, Freud?s theories of the unconscious mind, family relationships, life and death, and love and loss.

Johnson’s celebrated play raises intriguing questions about Freud?s radical revision of his theories of hysteria.

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