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Ten Billion Letters

David Coward: Artilleur Pireaud writes home, 21 June 2007

Your Death Would Be Mine: Paul and Marie Pireaud in the Great War 
by Martha Hanna.
Harvard, 341 pp., £17.95, November 2006, 0 674 02318 8
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... before it got better, with the arrival of American troops in numbers in the summer of 1918. For Martha Hanna, however, to look at those years only through the usual ‘wide-angled lens’ is to miss crucial dimensions of the human reality underlying the war effort. The French were sorely tried. The jingoism of 1914 was followed by quiet confidence in ...

What did Freud want?

Rosemary Dinnage, 3 December 1992

Freud’s Women 
by Lisa Appignanesi and John Forrester.
Weidenfeld, 563 pp., £25, October 1992, 0 297 81244 0
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Psychoanalysis in its Cultural Context 
edited by Edward Timms and Ritchie Robertson.
Edinburgh, 209 pp., £30, August 1992, 9780748603596
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... about snatching away a woman’s birthright, and coming second to her in the queue? Freud’s wife Martha also remains far more shadowy than his women colleagues, though we know that she was conventional, capable, and of a better family than Freud. She looks, too, quite charming in their engagement photo, sexily swathed in the tight-laced clothing of 1885 and ...

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