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Contents of the Standard Edition
vol. 1-24

Sigmund Freud 1953-74,The Standard Edition of the Complete Psychological Works 24 vols, The Hogarth Press and the Institute of Psychoanalysis, London, tr. from Gesammelte Werke).

The following list is abbreviated from the Contents pages of the individual volumes. In addition to the titles listed here, each work is provided with an Editorial Note or Introduction, and every volume (with the exception of Volumes 4 and 15) is supplied with a BIBLIOGRAPHY AND AUTHOR INDEX, a LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS and a GENERAL INDEX at the end of the book.

VOLUME ONE
General Preface
Report on my Studies in Paris and Berlin (1956a [1886])
Preface to the Translation of Charcot's Lectures on the Diseases of the  Nervous System(1886f)
Observation of a Severe Case of Hemi-Anaesthesia in a Hysterical Male (1886d)
Two Short Reviews (1887)
 Review of Averbeck's Die akute Neurasthenie (1887a)
 Review of Weir Mitchell's Die Behandlung gewisser Formen von Neurasthenie und Hysterie (1887b)
Hysteria (1888b)
 Appendix: Hystero-Epilepsy
Papers on Hypnotism and Suggestion (1888-1892)
Editor's Introduction
Preface to the Translation of Bernheim's Suggestion (1888x [1888-9])
 Appendix: Preface to the Second German Edition
Review of August Forel's Hypnotism (1889a)
Hypnosis (1891d)
A Case of Successful Treatment by Hypnotism (1892b [1892-93])
Preface and Footnotes to the Translation of Charcot's
 Tuesday Lectures (1892a [1892-94])
Sketches for the 'Preliminary Communication' of 1893 (1940-41 [1892])
 (A) Letter to Josef Breuer (1941a)
 (B) 'III' (1941b)
 (C) On the Theory of Hysterical Attacks (1940d)
Some Points for a Comparative Study of Organic and Hysterical
Motor Paralyses (1893c [1888-1893])

Extracts from the Fliess Papers (1950a [1892-1899])
 (Including: Draft A.; Draft B.: The Aetiology of the Neuroses;
 Draft D.: On the Aetiology and Theory of the Major Neuroses;
 Draft E.: How Anxiety Originates; Draft F.: Collection III;
 Draft G.: Melancholia; Draft H.: Paranoia; Draft I.: Migraine:
 Established Points; Draft J.: Frau P. J. (aged 27); Draft K.:
 The Neuroses of Defence (A Christmas Fairy Tale); Draft L.:
 Notes I; Draft M.: Notes II; Draft N.: Notes III.
 Also: Letters numbered: 14, 18, 21, 22, 46, 50, 52, 55, 56, 57,
 59, 60, 61, 64, 66, 67, 69, 70, 71, 72,73, 75, 79, 84, 97, 101, 102, 105, 125.
Project for a Scientific Psychology (1950a [1895])
 Key to Abbreviations in the Project
 [Part I] General Scheme
 Editor's Appendix A: Freud's Use of the Concept of Regression
 [Part II] Psychopathology
 [Part III] Attempt to Represent Normal y Processes
 Appendix B: Extract from Freud's Letter 39 to Fliess of January 1, 1896
 Editor's Appendix C: The Nature of Q

VOLUME TWO
Studies on Hysteria 1895d (1893-1895)   Josef Breuer & Sigmund Freud
I On the Psychical Mechanism of Hysterical Phenomena:
 Preliminary Communication (1893a) (Breuer and Freud)
II Case Histories
    (1) Fräulein Anna O. (Breuer)
    (2) Frau Emmy von N. (Freud)
    (3) Miss Lucy R. (Freud)
    (4) Katharina —— (Freud)
    (5) Fräulein Elisabeth von R. (Freud)
III Theoretical (Breuer)
IV The Psychotherapy of Hysteria (Freud)
Editor's Appendix A: The Chronology of the Case of Frau Emmy von N.
Editor's Appendix B: List of Writings by Freud dealing principally
  with Conversion Hysteria

VOLUME THREE
Preface to Freud's Shorter Writings 1893-1906 (1906)
Charcot (1893f)
On the Psychical Mechanism of Hysterical Phenomena: A Lecture (1893a)
The Neuro-Psychoses of Defence (1894a)
 Appendix: The Emergence of Freud's Fundamental Hypotheses
Obsessions and Phobias: Their Psychical Mechanism and their Aetiology (1895c [1894])
  Editor's Appendix: Freud's Views on Phobias
On the Grounds for Detaching a Particular Syndrome from Neurasthenia
  under the Description 'Anxiety Neurosis' (1895b [1894])
Editor's Appendix: The Term 'Angst' and its English Translation 116
A Reply to Criticisms of my Paper on Anxiety Neurosis (1895f)
Heredity and the Aetiology of the Neuroses (1896a)
Further Remarks on the Neuro-Psychoses of Defence (1896b)
The Aetiology of Hysteria (1896c)
Abstracts of the Scientific Writings of Dr. Sigm. Freud 1877-1897 (1897b)
Sexuality in the Aetiology of the Neuroses (1898a)
The Psychical Mechanism of Forgetfulness (1898b)
Screen Memories (1899a)
Autobiographical Note (1901c [1899])

VOLUME FOUR
The Interpretation of Dreams (1900a)
I The Scientific Literature Dealing with the Problems of Dreams
II The Method of Interpreting Dreams. An Analysis of a Specimen Dream
III A Dream is the Fulfilment of a Wish
IV Distortion in Dreams
V The Material and Sources of Dreams
VI The Dream-Work: Sections (A)-(C)

VOLUME FIVE
The Interpretation of Dreams (continued)
VI The Dream-Work: Sections (D)-(I)
VII The Psychology of the Dream-Processes
Appendix A: A Premonitory Dream Fulfilled
Editor's Appendix B: List of Writings by Freud dealing predominantly
or largely with Dreams
ON DREAMS (1901a)
Index of Dreams

VOLUME SIX
The Psychopathology of Everyday Life (1901b)
Index of Parapraxes

VOLUME SEVEN
Fragment of an Analysis of a Case of Hysteria (1905e [1901]) ['Dora']
Three Essays on the Theory of Sexuality (1905d)
I The Sexual Aberrations
II Infantile Sexuality
III The Transformations of Puberty
  Summary
Editor's Appendix: List of Writings by Freud dealing predominantly
or largely with Sexuality
Freud's Psycho-Analytic Procedure (1904a [1903])
On Psychotherapy (1905a [1904])
My Views on the Part Played by Sexuality in the Aetiology of the
 Neuroses (1906a [1905])
Psychical (or Mental) Treatment (1890) [formerly (1905b)]
Psychopathic Characters on the Stage (1942a [1905 or 1906])

VOLUME EIGHT
Jokes and their Relation to the Unconscious (1905c)
Editor's Appendix: Franz Brentano's Riddles
Index of Jokes

VOLUME NINE
Delusions and Dreams in Jensen's 'Gradiva' (1907a [1906])
 Postscript to the Second Edition (1912)
Psycho-Analysis and the Establishment of the Facts in Legal Proceedings (1906c)
Obsessive Actions and Religious Practices (1907b)
The Sexual Enlightenment of Children (1907c)
Creative Writers and Day-Dreaming (1908e [1907])
Hysterical Phantasies and their Relation to Bisexuality (1908a)
Character and Anal Erotism (1908b)
'Civilized' Sexual Morality and Modern Nervous Illness (1908d)
On the Sexual Theories of Children (1908c)
Some General Remarks on Hysterical Attacks (1909a [1908])
Family Romances (1909c [1908])
Shorter Writings (1903-1909)
 Contribution to a Questionnaire on Reading, 1907d
 Prospectus for Schriften zur angewandten Seelenkunde 1907e
 Preface to Wilhelm Stekel's Nervous Anxiety-States and their Treatment, 1908f
 250
 Preface to Sándor Ferenczi's Psycho-Analysis: Essays in the Field of Psycho-Analysis, 1910b [1909]
 Contributions to the Neue Freie Presse, (1903-4)

VOLUME TEN
Analysis of a Phobia in a Five-Year-Old Boy (1909b) ['Little Hans']
 Postscript (1922c)
Notes upon a Case of Obsessional Neurosis [the Rat-man] (1909d)
 I. Extracts from the Case History
 II. Theoretical
 Addendum: Original Record of the Case (1955a)
Editor's Appendix: Some Writings by Freud Dealing with Anxiety
 and Phobias in Children and with Obsessional Neurosis

VOLUME ELEVEN
FIVE LECTURES ON PSYCHO-ANALYSIS (1910a [1909])
Appendix: List of Freud's Expository Works
LEONARDO DA VINCI AND A MEMORY OF HIS CHILDHOOD (1910c)
The Future Prospects of Psycho-Analytic Therapy (1910d)
The Antithetical Meaning of Primal Words (1910e)
A Special Type of Choice of Object made by Men (Contributions
  to the Psychology of Love, I) (1910h)
On the Universal Tendency to Debasement in the Sphere of
  Love (Contributions to the Psychology of Love, II) (1912d)
The Taboo of Virginity (Contributions to the Psychology of Love, III) (1918a [1917])
The Psycho-Analytic View of Psychogenic Disturbance of Vision (1910i)
'Wild' Psycho-Analysis (1910k)
Shorter Writings (1910)
 Contributions to a Discussion on Suicide (1910g)
 Letter to Dr. Friedrich S. Krauss on Anthropophyteia (1910f)
Two Instances of Pathogenic Phantasies Revealed by the Patients Themselves (1910j)
 Review of Wilhelm Neutra's Letters to Neurotic Women (1910m)

VOLUME TWELVE
Psycho-Analytic Notes on an Autobiographical Account of a Case
 of Paranoia (Dementia Paranoides) (1911c) [Schreber, Senatspräsident]
 Postscript (1912 [1911])
Papers on Technique (1911-1915 [1914])
Editor's Introduction
The Handling of Dream-Interpretation in Psycho-Analysis (1911e)
The Dynamics of Transference (1912b)
Recommendations to Physicians Practising Psycho-Analysis (1912e)
On Beginning the Treatment (Further Recommendations on the
 Technique of Psycho-Analysis, I) (1913c)
Remembering, Repeating and Working-Through (Further
Recommendations on the Technique of Psycho-Analysis, II) (1914g)
Observations on transference-love (Further Recommendations
 on the Technique of Psycho-Analysis III) (1915a [1914])
Editor's Appendix: List of Writings by Freud dealing mainly with
Psycho-Analytic Technique and the Theory of Psychotherapy
Dreams in Folklore (1957a [1911]) (Freud and Oppenheim)
On Psycho-Analysis (1913m [1911])
Formulations on the Two Principles of Mental Functioning (1911b)
Types of Onset of Neurosis (1912c)
Contributions to a Discussion on Masturbation (1912f)
A Note on the Unconscious in Psycho-Analysis (1912g)
An Evidential Dream (1913a)
The Occurrence in Dreams of Material from Fairy Tales (1913d)
The Theme of the Three Caskets (1913f)
Two Lies told by Children (1913g)
The Disposition to Obsessional Neurosis (1913i)
Introduction to Pfister's The Psycho-Analytic Method (1913b)
Preface to Bourke's Scatalogic Rites of All Nations (1913k)
Shorter Writings (1911-1913)
 The Significance of Sequences of Vowels (1911d)
 'Great is Diana of the Ephesians' (1911f)
Preface to Maxim Steiner's Die psychischen Störungen der  männlichen Potenz

VOLUME THIRTEEN
TOTEM AND TABOO (1912-1913)
Editor's Appendix: List of Writings by Freud dealing with
Social Anthropology, Mythology and the History of Religion
The Claims of Psycho-Analysis to Scientific Interest (1913j)
Observations and Examples from Analytic Practice (1913h)
Fausse Reconnaissance ('Déjà Raconté') in Psycho-Analytic Treatment (1914a)
The Moses of Michelangelo (1914b)
 Postscript (1927)
Some Reflections on Schoolboy Psychology (1914f)

VOLUME FOURTEEN
On the History of the Psycho-Analytic Movement (1914d)
On Narcissism: An Introduction (1914c)
Papers on Metapsychology [1915]
Editor's Introduction
Instincts and their Vicissitudes (1915c)
Repression (1915d)
The Unconscious (1915e)
 Editor's Appendix A: Freud and Ewald Hering
 Editor's Appendix B: Psycho-Physical Parallelism
 Editor's Appendix C: Words and Things
A Metapsychological Supplement to the Theory of Dreams (1917d [1915])
Mourning and Melancholia (1917e [1915])
Editor's Appendix: List of Writings by Freud Dealing Mainly with
 General Psychological Theory
A Case of Paranoia Running Counter to the Psycho-Analytic
 Theory of the Disease (1915f)
Thoughts for the Times on War and Death (1915b)
 Appendix: Letter to Dr. Frederik van Eeden
On Transience (1916a [1915])
Some Character-Types met with in Psycho-Analytic Work (1916d)
Shorter Writings (1915-1916)
 A Mythological Parallel to a Visual Obsession (1916b)
 A Connection between a Symbol and a Symptom (1916c)
 Letter to Dr. Hermine von Hug-Hellmuth

VOLUME FIFTEEN
INTRODUCTORY LECTURES ON PSYCHO-ANALYSIS (1916-1917 [1915-1917])
Part I Parapraxes (1916 [1915]) (Lectures I-IV) 13
Part II Dreams (1916 [1915-16]) (Lectures V-XV) 81

VOLUME SIXTEEN
INTRODUCTORY LECTURES ON PSYCHO-ANALYSIS (continued)
Part III General Theory of the Neuroses (1917 [1916-17])
(Lectures XVI-XXVIII)
Index of Parapraxes
Index of Dreams
Index of Symbols

VOLUME SEVENTEEN
From the History of an Infantile Neurosis (1918b [1914]) [the 'Wolf Man']
 Editor's Appendix: List of Freud's Longer Case Histories
On Transformations of Instinct as Exemplified in Anal Erotism (1917c)
A Difficulty in the Path of Psycho-Analysis (1917a)
A Childhood Recollection from Dichtung und Wahrheit (1917b)
Lines of Advance in Psycho-Analytic Therapy (1919a [1918])
On the Teaching of Psycho-Analysis in Universities (1919j [1918])
'A Child is being Beaten': A Contribution to the Study of the  Origin of Sexual Perversions (1919e)
Introduction to Psycho-Analysis and the War Neuroses (1919d)
 Appendix: Memorandum on the Electrical Treatment of War Neurotics (1955c [1920])
The 'Uncanny' (1919h)
 Editor's Appendix: Extract from Daniel Sanders's Wörterbuch der  Deutschen Sprache
Preface to Reik's Ritual: Psycho-Analytic Studies (1919g)
Shorter Writings (1919)
 A Note on Psycho-Analytic Publications and Prizes (1919c)
 James J. Putnam (1919b)
 Victor Tausk (1919f)

VOLUME EIGHTEEN
BEYOND THE PLEASURE PRINCIPLE (1920g)
GROUP PSYCHOLOGY AND THE ANALYSIS OF THE EGO (1921c)
The Psychogenesis of a Case of Homosexuality in a Woman (1920a)
Psycho-Analysis and Telepathy (1941d [1921])
Dreams and Telepathy (1922a)
Some Neurotic Mechanisms in Jealousy, Paranoia and Homosexuality (1922b)
Two Encyclopaedia Articles (1923a [1922])
 (A) Psycho-Analysis
 (B) The Libido Theory
 Shorter Writings (1920-1922)
A Note on the Prehistory of the Technique of Analysis (1920b)
 Associations of a Four-Year-Old Child (1920d)
 Dr. Anton von Freund (1920c)
Preface to J. J. Putnam's Addresses on Psycho-Analysis (1921a)
Introduction to J. Varendonck's The Psychology of Day-Dreams (1921b)
 Medusa's Head (1940c [1922])

VOLUME NINETEEN
THE EGO AND THE ID (1923b)
Editor's Appendix A. The Descriptive and the Dynamic Unconscious
 Editor's Appendix B. The Great Reservoir of Libido
A Seventeenth-Century Demonological Neurosis (1923d [1922])
Remarks on the Theory and Practice of Dream-Interpretation (1923c [1922])
Some additional notes on dream-interpretation as a whole (1925i)
The Infantile Genital Organization: An Interpolation into the Theory of Sexuality (1923e) 141
Neurosis and psychosis (1924b [1923])
The Economic Problem of Masochism (1924c)
The Dissolution of the Oedipus Complex (1924d)
The Loss of Reality in Neurosis and Psychosis (1924e)
 A Short Account of Psycho-Analysis (1924f [1923])
 The Resistances to Psycho-Analysis (1925e [1924])
Editor's Appendix: Extract from Schopenhauer's The World as Will and Idea
A Note upon the 'Mystic Writing-Pad' (1925a [1924])
 Negation (1925h)
Some Psychical Consequences of the Anatomical Distinction between the Sexes (1925j)
Josef Popper-Lynkeus and the Theory of Dreams (1923f)
 Dr. Sandor Ferenczi (On his 50th Birthday) (1923i)
 Preface to Aichhorn's Wayward Youth (1925f)
Josef Breuer (1925g)
 Shorter Writings (1922-25)
Preface to Raymond de Saussure's The Psycho-Analytic Method (1922e)
Preface to Max Eitingon's Report on the Berlin Psycho-Analytic
Policlinic (March 1920 to June 1922) (1923g)
  Letter to Fritz Wittels (1924g)
  Letter to Senor Luis Lopez-Ballesteros y de Torres
  Letter to Le Disque Vert
  Letter to the Editor of the Jewish Press Centre in Zürich
  On the Occasion of the Opening of the Hebrew University
  Editorial Changes in the Zeitschrift

VOLUME TWENTY
An Autobiographical Study (1925d [1924])
  Postscript (1935a)
Inhibitions, Symptoms and Anxiety (1926d [1925])
  Editor's Appendix A. 'Repression' and 'Defence'
Editor's Appendix B. List of Writings by Freud Dealing Mainly or Largely with Anxiety 175
The Question of Lay Analysis (1926e)
  Postscript (1927a)
Psycho-Analysis (1926f [1925])
Address to the Society of B'nai B'rith (1941e [1926])
Shorter Writings (1926)
  Karl Abraham (1926b)
  To Romain Rolland (1926a)
  Prefatory Note to a Paper by E. Pickworth Farrow (1926c)

VOLUME TWENTY-ONE
THE FUTURE OF AN ILLUSION (1927c)
CIVILIZATION AND ITS DISCONTENTS (1930a [1929])
Fetishism (1927e)
Humour (1927d)
A Religious Experience (1928a [1927])
Dostoevsky and Parricide (1928b [1927])
 Appendix: A Letter from Freud to Theodor Reik
Some Dreams of Descartes': A Letter to Maxime Leroy (1929b)
The Goethe Prize
 Letter to Alfons Paquet (1930d)
 Address Delivered in the Goethe House at Frankfurt (1930e)
Editor's Appendix: List of Writings by Freud Dealing Mainly
  or Largely with Art, Literature or the Theory of Aesthetics
Libidinal Types (1931a)
Female Sexuality (1931b)
Shorter Writings (1926-1931)
Dr. Reik and the Problem of Quackery: A Letter to the Neue Freie Presse (1926i)
 Dr. Ernest Jones (on his 50th Birthday) (1929a)
 The Expert Opinion in the Halsmann Case
 Introduction to the Special Psychopathology Number of The Medical Review of Reviews 254
 Introduction to Edoardo Weiss's Elements of Psycho-Analysis (1931c) 25
 Preface to Ten Years of the Berlin Psycho-Analytic Institute
 Preface to Hermann Nunberg's General Theory of the Neuroses on a  Psycho-AnalyticBasis
 Letter to the Burgomaster of Príbor

VOLUME TWENTY-TWO
New Introductory Lectures on Psychoanalysis
(1933a [1932]) (Lectures XXIX-XXXV)
The Acquisition and Control of Fire (1932a [1931])
Why War? (1933b [1932]) (Einstein and Freud)
 Letter from Einstein
 Letter from Freud
My Contact with Josef Popper-Lynkeus (1932c)
Sandor Ferenczi (1933c)
The Subtleties of a Faulty Action (1935b)
A disturbance of memory on the Acropolis (1936a)
Shorter Writings (1931-36)
Letter to Georg Fuchs (1931f)
Preface to Richard Sterba's Dictionary of Psycho-Analysis (1936b [1932])
Preface to Marie Bonaparte's The Life and Works of Edgar Allan
  Poe: A Psycho-Analytic Interpretation (1933d)
To Thomas Mann on his Sixtieth Birthday (1935c)

VOLUME TWENTY-THREE
MOSES AND MONOTHEISM: THREE ESSAYS (1939a [1934-38])
Editor's Note on the Transcription of Proper Names
 I   Moses an Egyptian
 II If Moses was an Egyptian . . .
 III Moses, His People and Monotheist Religion
An Outline of Psychoanalysis (1940a [1938])
 Part I [The Mind and its Workings]
 Part II The Practical Task
 Part III The Theoretical Yield
Analysis Terminable and Interminable (1937c)
Constructions in Analysis (1937d)
Splitting of the Ego in the Process of Defence (1940e [1938])
Some Elementary Lessons in Psycho-Analysis (1940b [1938])
A Comment on Anti-Semitism (1938a)
Shorter Writings (1937-1938)
 Lou Andreas-Salomé (1937a)
 Findings, Ideas, Problems
 Anti-Semitism in England (1938d)

VOLUME TWENTY-FOUR
PREFACE
INTRODUCTION
CONTENTS OF THE STANDARD EDITION, VOLUMES I-XXIII
 List of Illustrations
 List of Abbreviations
ALPHABETICAL LIST OF FREUD'S WRITINGS IN
  THE STANDARD EDITION
INDEX OF EDITORIAL ANNOTATIONS
 (A) List of Editorial Commentaries and Annotations
 (B) Notes on Terms and their Uses
 (C) Index of Subject-Lists
BIBLIOGRAPHY AND AUTHOR INDEX
 (A) Freud Bibliography
 (B) Bibliography and Author Index Excluding Freud
LIST OF PERIODICALS AND MONOGRAPH SERIES
INDEX OF CASES
LIST OF DREAMS
INDEX OF SYMBOLS
LIST OF ANALOGIES
INDEX OF WORKS OF ART AND LITERATURE
INDEX OF PERSONAL NAMES
GENERAL SUBJECT INDEX
ADDENDA AND CORRIGENDA
FRONTISPIECE James Strachey in Egypt, 1933

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
Volume
1 Sigmund Freud in 1885 (aet. 29)
 Sigmund Freud and Wilhelm Fliess in the early Nineties
 The first page (written in pencil) of Freud's manuscript of the Project
2 Sigmund Freud in 1891 (aet. 35)
 Josef Breuer in 1897 (aet. 55)
3 Photograph of Jean-Martin Charcot, presented by him to Freud in Paris, 1886 frontispiece
4 Reproduction of the title-page of the first edition
 of Die Traumdeutung ( The Interpretation of Dreams)
6 Sigmund Freud in 1906 (aet. 50)
7 19 Berggasse, Vienna: Freud's home and consulting-rooms from 1891 to 1938 frontispiece
8 Sigmund Freud in 1906 (aet. 50)
9 'Gradiva' (Vatican Museum: Museo Chiaramonti)
10 Sigmund Freud in 1909 (aet. 53)
 A page of Freud's Original Record of the 'Rat
 Man' case (original measures 16 X 10 inches)
11 Leonardo's Madonna and Child with St. Anne
 Leonardo's Mona Lisa
12 Freud's consulting-room in Vienna
13 Michelangelo's MosesDetail of Michelangelo's Moses
 Statuette of Moses by Nicholas of Verdun (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum)
14 Sigmund Freud with a group of his closest supporters
15 'The Prisoner's Dream' by Schwind (Munich: Schack Gallery)
17 Sigmund Freud in 1916 (aet. 60)
18 Sigmund Freud in 1922 (aet. 66)
19 The First Appearance of the Devil to Christoph Haizmann
 The Second Appearance of the Devil to Christoph Haizmann
 (From the Trophaeum Mariano-Cellense: Austrian National Library)


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