The Dead Father
a two-day international symposium

April 29-30, 2006

working bibliography, (last updated 7/6/06)

Abelin, E (1971) The role of the father in the separation-individuation process. In J. B. McDevitt and C. F. Settlage, eds., Seperation-Individuation.  New York: International University Press. 

Abelin, E (1975) Some further observations and comments on the earliest role of the father. Int. J. Psycho-Anal. 56:293-302 

Aisenstein, M (1996) A deadly and sexually transmissible disease: life, Revue Francaise de Psychanalyse. Vol 60(1):77-80.

Aisenstein, M (2000) Between the cultural Superego and "a pure culture of the death instinct." Revue Francaise de Psychanalyse. Vol 64(5): 1631-1634.

Aisenstein, M (2001) Psychoanalytic psychotherapy does not exist, in Frisch and Hinshelwood, et al. (eds) Psychoanalysis and psychotherapy: The  controversies and the future. The EFPP clinical monograph series, London: Karnac.

Aisenstein, M (2002) From medicine to psychoanalysis and psychosomatics, Jahrbuch der Psychoanalyse. Vol 44:48- 62.

Aisenstein, M (2003) Does the Cure Come as a Byproduct of Psychoanalytic Treatment? Psychoanalytic Quarterly LXXII(1)

Aisenstein, M (2005) The Psyche-Soma and the Psychoanalytic Cure: The French School of Psychosomatics, 1/28/05

Anzieu-Premmereur, C (2000) Que sont devenues la pulsions? Histoire des débats américains autour de la métapsychologie; Monographies de la Revue Française de Psychanalyse: Sur les controverses américaines, 23-36. Directed by Alain Fine. 

Anzieu-Premmereur, C (2000) Petite enfance et répression. Revue Française de Psychanalyse, La Repression, LXV, 1, 183-198. 

Anzieu-Premmereur, C (2002) Après le 11 Septembre. Revue Française de Psychanalyse, LXVI, 3, 865-876. 

Anzieu-Premmereur, C (2002) L’observation du nourrisson. in A. De Mijolla. Vocabulaire International de la Psychanalyse. Calmann-Levy, Paris, pp 1128-1130.             

Anzieu-Premmereur, C (2003) Pratiques psychanalytiques avec les bébés, Paris: Dunod.                

Anzieu-Premmereur, C (2004) Trauma and Attachment Disorders in Three Female Generations. JICAP, 3(4): 480-485.

Blos, P (1985) Son and Father. Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association.32: 301-324. 

Blos, P (1985) Son and father: Before and beyond the Oedipus complex.  New York: The Free Press.

Britton, R (1998) Subjectivity, objectivity and triangular space, in Belief and Imagination, London: Routledge, pp 41-58.

Cath, SH,  Herzog, JM (1988) The dying and death of a father, in Cath and Gurwitt, et al. (eds) Father and child: Developmental and clinical perspectives, Cambridge: Basil Blackwell.

Coleman, WL, Garfield, C and the Committee on Psychosocial Aspects of Child and Family Health (2004) Fathers and Pediatricians: Enhancing Men's Roles in the Care and Development of Their Children, Pediatrics 113(5):1406-1411, 5 May 2004.

Crapanzano, V (1980) Tuhami: Portrait of a Moroccan, University of Chicago Press.

Crapanzano, V (1992) Hermes' Dilemma and Hamlet's Desire: On the Epistemology of Interpretation, Cambridge: Harvard.

Crapanzano, V (1998) Lacking Now Is Only the Leading Idea, That Is--We, the Rays, Have No Thoughts: Interlocutory Collapse in Daniel Paul Schreber's  Memoirs of My Nervous Illness, Critical Inquiry 24(3):737-767.

Crapanzano, V (2000) Serving the Word: Literalism in America from the Pulpit to the Bench, New York: New Press.

Crapanzano, V (2004) Imaginative Horizons, U. of Chicago Press.

"Moments of the Self in Psychoanalysis: A Conversation with Vincent Crapanzano." in Where Id Was: Challenging Normalization in Psychoanalysis, edited by Anthony Molino and Christine Ware, Wesleyan U. Press, Middleton, CT, pp. 119-129.

Davis, NZ (1983) The Return of Martin Guerre, Cambridge: Harvard.

Fonda, P (1971) The Hired Hand (DVD) Sundance Channel LLC, #SHO-9025, 2003.

Freud, S (1913) Totem and Taboo, SE XIII, London: Hogarth Press.

Freud, S (1919) A child is being beaten,  SE XVII, London: Hogarth Press.                                     

Freud, S (1929) Civilization and Its Discontents, SE XXI, London: Hogarth Press.

Gardner, R (2003) Alpha Women, Beta Men, New York Magazine, 17 November 2003.

Green, A (1972) The Dead Mother, in On Private Madness, I.U.P., 1972.

Green, A (1992) Preliminaries to a discussion of the role of theory in psychoanalytic training, Revue Francaise de Psychanalyse, Vol 56(2):507-514.

Green, A (1997) The introductory chapter in his book The Work of the Negative, 1973 OR “The Intuition of the Negative in Playing and Reality”.  Int. J. Psycho-Anal. 1997, pp. 1071-1084.

Green, A, Stern, D, Perelberg RJ, et al (2000) Clinical and Observational Psychoanalytic Research: Roots of a Controversy, London: Karnac.

Green, A (2002) Time in psychoanalysis: Some contradictory aspects, London: Free Association Books.

Green, A (2004) Thirdness and Psychoanalytic Concepts, Psychoanalytic Quarterly 73(1): 99-135.

Greenacre, P (1963) The Quest for the Father: A Study of the Darwin-Butler Controversy, As a Contribution to the Understanding of the  Creative Individual. New York: International Universities Press.

Herzog, J (1980) Sleep Disorder and Father hunger.  Psychoanalitic Study of the Child 135.

Herzog, JM (1982) World beyond metaphor: Thoughts on the transmission of trauma, in Bergmann and Jucovy (eds) Generations of the Holocaust, New York: Columbia University Press.

Herzog, JM (1984) Fathers and Young Children: Fathering Daughters and Fathering Sons. Frontiers of Infant Psychiatry, vol. 2, ed. J. Call, E. Galeson, and R. Tyson. New York: Basic Books.

Herzog, JM (2001) Father Hunger: Explorations with Adults and Children, Hillsdale: Analytic Press.

Jung, CG, The Significance of the Father in the Destiny of the Individual, The Collected Works of C.G. Jung, vol.4: Freud and Psychoanalysis, Bollingen, 1961.

Kalinich, L (1985) The Phallic Burden

Klein, M (1930) The Importance of symbol formation in the development of the ego, in Love, Guilt and Reparation and Other Works 1921-1945 (The Writings of Melanie Klein, Vol 1) New York: Free Press, 1984.

Kristeva J (1982) Reading the Bible, in New Maladies of the Soul, Columbia Univ. Press p. 115-126.

Kristeva, J (1983) Tales of Love , Columbia Univ. Press, Chap. I, pp 24-48, from: Einfühlung... through Seducer or Ideal Father.

Kristeva, J (1987) In the beginning was love: Psychoanalysis and faith,  New York: Columbia

Kristeva J (1987) Holbein’s Dead Christ, in  Black Sun, Columbia Univ.  Press,  p. 130- 138.

Kristeva, J (1994) Psychoanalysts in times of distress, in Shamdasani and Munchow (eds)  Speculations after Freud: Psychoanalysis, philosophy and culture, Florence: Taylor & Frances/Routledge, pp13-26.

Kristeva, J, Benvenuto, S (1997) Freudian models of language: A conversation, Journal of European Psychoanalysis, No. 3-4 Spr-Win 1996; 1997, 7-19.

Kristeva, J (2000) From symbols to flesh: the polymorphous destiny of narration, Int J. Psycho-Anal., 81(4):771-87.

Kristeva, J (2002) Intimate revolt: The powers and limits of psychoanalysis, Vol. 2. New York: Columbia

Kohon, G (1999) The Greening of psychoanalysis, in The Dead Mother - Essays in Honour of Andre Green (Kohon, ed)  London: Routledge: New Library of Psychoanalysis.

Kohon, G (2005) Love in the time of madness, in Love and its Vicissitudes (Andre Green and Gregorio Kohon) London: Routledge, June 2005.

Lacan, J (1969-70) Seminar 17: Psychoanalysis Upside Down, tr. C Gallagher, London: Karnac, 2001.

Lacan, J (1969-70) Seminar 17: The Other Side of Pychoanalysis, tr. R Grigg, New York: Norton, Spring 2005.

Lansky, M (1992) Fathers Who Fail: Shame and Psychopathology in the Family System, Hillsdale: Analytic Press.

Laqueur, TW (1987) Orgasm, Generation, and the Politics of Reproductive Biology In: The Making of the Modern Body. Sexuality and society in the Nineteenth Century,  ed. Catherine Gallagher and Thomas Laqueur, 1987, pp. 1-41. or Representations 14:1-41

Laqueur, TW (1990) Making Sex: Body and Gender from the Greeks to Freud, Harvard Univ. Press, 1990, pp. 233-243, "Freud's Problem."

Laqueur, TW (1990) The Facts of Fatherhood in Evelyn Fox-Keller and Maryanne Hirsch, eds. Debates in Feminism (Routledge, 1990) and variously reprinted.

Laqueur, TW (1990) Making Sex: Body and Gender from the Greeks to Freud, Cambridge: Harvard.

Laqueur, TW (1996) Names, Bodies, and the Anxiety of Erasure in The social and political body, Schatzki and Natter (eds) New York : Guilford Press.

Laqueur, TW, (200_) The Dead Among the Living (forthcoming)

Laqueur, TW ( 2001) "Spaces of the Dead,"  In: Ideas from the National Humanities Center v 8 no 2. text available at:

Laqueur, TW (2005) The Dead Among the Living in Modernity (video) lecture given at Yale Law School in March 2005, as well as an interview with Thomas Laqueur at:

Laqueur, TW (2003) Solitary Sex: A Cultural History of Masturbation. Zone Books, pp. 381-397, "Freud, Masturbation and the Self."

Laurent, E (2005) A Master Class—From Montreal to Rome (Eric Laurent reads The Triumph of Religion) [Lacan, J., Le Triomphe de la Religion, preceded by Discours aux Catholiques, Ed. Du Seuil, Coll. Champ Freudien, Seuil, Paris, 2005]

Laurent, E Symptom, Discourse: In/out

Laurent, E The Name of the Father: Psychoanalysis and Democracy (translated by Maria Cristina Aguirre)

Laurent, E (1999) The Pass and the Guarantee in the School,  Psychoanalytical Notebooks of the London Circle 2.

Laurent, E (2000) The Real and the Group, Psychoanalytical Notebooks of The London Circle 4.

Laurent, E (2004) Comment recomposer les Nomes-du-Pere, Élucidation 8/9.
downloadable in English at:

Laurent, E (2004) Relieve Anxiety?  Mental 13

Lear, J (1998) Knowingness and Abandonment: An Oedipus for Our Time, in Open Minded: Working Out the Logic of the Soul, Cambridge: Harvard.

McDougall, J (1989) The dead father: on early psychic trauma and its relation to disturbance in sexual identity and in creative activity, Int J. Psycho-Anal. 70(part2):205-19.

Paul, RA (1976) Did the Primal Crime Take Place?, Ethos 4(3):311-53.

Perelberg, RJ (1995) A Core Phantasy In Violence. Int J. Psycho-Anal., 76: 1215-1231.

Perelberg, RJ (Ed) (1999) Psychoanalytic Understanding of Violence and Suicide. London: Routledge, New Library of Psychoanalysis

Perelberg, RJ (1999) The Interplay Between Identifications and Identity in the Analysis of a Violent Young Man. Int J. Psycho-Anal., 80:31-45.

Perelberg, RJ (2003) Full and empty spaces in the analytic process Int J. Psycho-Anal. 84: 579-592

Perelberg, RJ (Ed) (2005) Freud: A Modern Reader  London: Whurr (now Wiley and Sons)

Ross, JM,  Herzog, JM (1985) The sins of the father: Notes on fathers, aggression, and pathogenesis, in  Anthony and Pollock (eds) Parental influences: In health and disease, New York: Little, Brown and Co.

Ross, JM (1975) The development of paternal identity: A critical review of the literature on nurturance and generativity in boys and men. J. Amer. Psycho-anal. Assn. 23:783-817.

Ross, JM (1979a) Fathering: A review of some psychoanalytic contributions on paternity. Int J. Psycho-Anal. 60:317-327. 

Ross, JM (1982) Oedipus Revisited: Laius and the Laius Complex. Psychoanalytic Study of the Child 37:169-200.

Segal, H (1993) Symbolism (Chap. 3) and Mental Space and Elements of Symbolism (Chap. 4) in Dream, Phantasy and Art, London: Routledge.

Shakespeare, W, Hamlet

Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannus

Strenger, C (2004) NOBROW: Identity Formation in a Fatherless Generation, Psychoanalytic Psychology, 21(4): 499-515.

Tayler, EW (1966) Nature and Art in Renaissance Literature,  New York: Columbia

Tayler, EW (1991) Donne's Idea of a Woman: Structure and Meaning in the Anniversaries, New York: Columbia

Taylor, S (2004) Commmentary on ‘The Hired Hand’

Thibaudier, V (1995) Seven sermons for bringing the dead father back to life, Journal of Analytical Psychology, 40(3): 365-81, Special Issue, Jul.

Trowell, G and Etchegoyan, A (2001): The Importance of Fathers: A Psychoanalytic Re-Evaluation, The New Library of Psychoanalysis, v42, London: Routledge

Vanier, A (2001) Some remarks on adolescence with particular reference to Winnicott and Lacan, Psychoanalytic Quarterly, LXX:579-97.

Vigne, D (1982) The Return of Martin Guerre (DVD) Fox Lorber, ASIN6304192266, 2002


   Stuart Taylor, M.D., Chair
and the Symposium Planning Committee