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Freud’s Butcher, Year One: Five Highlights

Freud’s Butcher, Year One: Five Highlights

It’s hard to believe that a year has passed since I wrote my first post here, a speculation on whether Freud ate kosher. It’s been quite the wild ride since then — a statement that might surprise those who think that genealogy is boring. But if you use the term family history  — emphasis onContinue Reading

Freud Friday:  Freud’s Last Dog (It’s Not Who You Think)

Freud Friday: Freud’s Last Dog (It’s Not Who You Think)

Talk about shaggy dog stories. I thought my series on Freud & Dogs — see Pt. 1, A Case of Late Life Puppy Love; Pt. 2, A Dangerous Method (If You Fear Dogs) for background — was finished. In Part 3, I described how Freud escaped to London from Nazi-occupied Vienna with his chow, Lun.Continue Reading

Freud & Dogs, Pt. 3:  Princesses, Dogs & Playwrights

Freud & Dogs, Pt. 3: Princesses, Dogs & Playwrights

In Part 1 of this series, I discussed Freud’s late life arrival at puppy love, including how my great uncle’s butcher shop provided meat for Yofi, Freud’s culturally Jewish — if not observant — chow. In Part 2, I talked about the role the family dogs played in Anna and Sigmund Freud’s psychoanalytic practice. HereContinue Reading