Freud and the Superheroes
Original title: Freud et les super-héros
What we draw from [superheroes] goes further: from childhood to adulthood, what they teach us is that they are beings as ordinary as we are heroic. — Psychologies Magazine
By a specialist, psychologist & psychoanalyst
• Rediscover your favorite heroes in a new light!
• Between science and pop-culture, psychoanalysis illustrated thanks to superheroes
What is the Incredible Hulk’s neurosis? What does Batman’s subconscious reveals? Does Daredevil have anxiety? How are the masked identities of our favorite vigilantes constructed?
Superman, Wonder Woman, the X-Men, Spider-Man, the Invisible Woman… All these characters with superpowers that make us fantasize are finally lying on Doctor Freud’s famous couch to explore their flaws and their complexes (and ours!).
Immerse yourself in a colorful re-reading of the founding myths: family, romance, passion, melancholy, guilt and power!
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