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serial killer... freud profiled

Edgar Allen Poe
GENIUS (1809-1849)
It was his method that revolutionized criminal investigations; Freud applied them to himself and found a Serial Murder



Read “Freud, Poe, and Plagarism” – Freud plagarises E.A. Poe’s “Dupin” to create “Psychoanalysis” & Confess himself a murderer
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Freud plagiarizes Poe again, this time in “The Imp of the Perverse” & copies the language of Poe’s confessed murderer  to describe his own personal murder maniac symptoms |Click To Read|




Murder Detective

from the beginning
but people didn’t see it then, now. . . .

A Review of Another “Psychological Thriller”
“PSYCHOANALYSTS and detectives have a great deal in common. Both study the evidence, look for clues, reconstruct histories, and seek to establish an ultimate cause. It should come as no surprise then that psychoanalysis had had such a profound influence on detective fiction. Indeed, today it is almost impossible to think of the term “thriller” without putting the word “psychological” in front of it.

Authorities agree that crime writing is a 19th century invention, perfected by the holy trinity of Collins, Poe and Conan Doyle, but the genre would have been quite different had it not been for Sigmund Freud. . .

So persuasive is Freud’s influence, crime writers who have never read a single word of Freud use psychoanalytic ideas in their fiction because they have become part of our cultural heritage. How did Freud come to influence the development of an entire literary genre? The answer is simple: he had friends in Hollywood.

The special relationship between the American film industry and psychoanalysis  began in the 1930’s, when many émigré analysts – fleeing the Nazis – settled on the west Coast. Entering analysis became fashionable among the studio elite, and among the many Hollywood directors who succumbed to Freud’s influence was Alfred Hitchcock, whose thrillers were nothing if not psychological. . .

Freud enjoyed detective fiction and speculated on how psychoanalysis could be used to probe the criminal mind, but when his greatest champion Ernest Jones, was suspected of murdering his wife in 1918, he did not rise to the challenge. He may have had good reason. Freud’s early collaborator – Wilhelm Fleiss – claimed t6hat the great man once lured him into the mountain region of Achensee with the intention of pushing him over a precipice. If this claim is true, it doesn’t take a psychoanalyst to explain why Freud didn’t pursue the matter with Jones. . . “

The above is quoted from a review of Fatal Lies (by Frank Tallis)
“His series of psychoanalytic detective thrillers set in Vienna, continues with Fatal Lies. . .  “ reviewer unspecified

by Todd C. Riniolo

The murder case involving two yong wealthy Jewish teenager thrill-kill murders of a youger 14 year old Jewish boy. A case with remarable similarities of his own murder of his brother!

Read below what Riniolo says
about Freud, Murder & Fame.

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How did Sigmund Freud first become a household name in America? "Freud, Murder, and Fame" highlights the importance of the 1924 Leopold and Loeb murder trial (“the Crime of the Century”), when testimony from Freudian psychoanalysts captivated the nation. The trial’s front-page media exposure introduced many Americans to Freudian theory, as seemingly everyone became engrossed in the senseless murder of 14-year-old Bobby Franks.

"Unfortunately, giving the precise date when most Americans first began to recognize Freud's name is not possible. Other writers have provided evidence indicating that Freud initially achieved widespread fame in America sometime around his first appearance on the cover of Time magazine, which was October 27, 1924." [shown to left]


The Author Writes: I believe this assessment is accurate, and I know of no compelling evidence demonstrating that Freud was widely known prior to this time frame. In the first half of 1924, interest in psychoanalysis and Freud was largely limited to specialized groups. Some academics and other intellectuals knew of Freud, for example. So did individuals undergoing their own personal analysis.  There were even some popular magazines, including Good Housekeeping, Harpers, Everybody's Magazine, McClure's and Ladies Home Journal, that published articles about psychoanalysis for their readers. But again, even given this limited exposure, we cannot say that Freud's work was widely known at this time.

So how did interest in psychoanalysis spread from specialized groups to the general public, and how did Freud become truly famous? The answer to this question may surprise some readers. It is my conclusion that Freud's rise to fame with the American public began with events that occurred during the summer of 1924. Specifically, two very bright young men [Jewish] from extremely wealthy Chicago families committed a premeditated murder, apparently just for fun. Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb 18 and 19 years old respectively, brutally attacked and murdered 14-year old Robert Franks in America's

first thrill killing, which has been labeled "the Crime of the Century." During the murder trial, testimony from Freudian psychoanalyst became front-=page news across the country, as the expert witnesses attempted to explain why the senseless murder occurred. . . [the] murder trial provoked massive media coverage and widespread public interest, the Leopold and Loeb trial dominated American news coverage during the summer of 1924. And just as the Simpson trial introduced the science of DNA evidence to a wider audience, the Leopold and Loeb trial introduced Freud's ideas to the general public. . .  I have just provided a brief historical interpretation that the Leopold and Loeb case played a central role in first capturing widespread public interest in psychoanalysis; as a consequence Freud became a household name in America. At the time of this writing, this interpretation cannot be found in any textbook or academic journal related to the history of psychology. Thus, this book was written in part for scholars, because it provides additional historical information about the popularization of psychoanalysis in American and a new interpretation of how Freud first became universally famous."

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