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The Study. Still.

Susan Finlay, our Writer in Residence, with the third of her textual vignettes prompted by objects in Freud's collection.

The Study

Susan Finlay, our Writer in Residence, with the second of her textual vignettes prompted by objects in Freud's collection.

The Sandman

E.T.A. Hoffmann’s short story The Sandman (1816) has spooked and inspired many with its troubling tale of the folkloric Sandman who haunts the protagonist Nathaniel.  This blog post is about this well-known story that Freud references in his 1919 essay ‘The Uncanny’, looking at why it was such an apt and powerful inspiration for Freud […]