Berlin Psychoanalytic: Psychoanalysis and Culture in Weimar Republic Germany and Beyond

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CHAPTER 3
The Berlin Psychoanalytic
in Palestine:
Arnold Zweig Talks to Max Eitingon

The previous two chapters discussed examples of the Berlin Psychoanalytic that were directly linked to the most productive and influential years of the Berlin Psychoanalytic Institute. While the first chapter dealt with the psychoanalytic scene in Berlin, the second chapter provided a perspective on how the Berlin Psychoanalytic influenced the institutionalization of psychoanalysis as well as psychoanalytic and cultural practices throughout Germany. This chapter deals with the transition of the Berlin Psychoanalytic into exile and, ultimately, with the question “What did 1933 mean for the Berlin Psychoanalytic?”

Helmuth Plessner, the founder of philosophical anthropology, who influenced Keyserling’s idea of conduct in the 1920s, and who returned from exile in Holland to Germany after World War II, saw as early as 1962 how “the legend of the ’twenties” was forming. Plessner described this legend as based on the perception that the 1920s were a time of unique productivity and incomparable talent and daring that ended abruptly with what Plessner called “the death zone of the Third Reich.”1 Plessner argued that, for the older generation of Germans, this postwar longing for the golden twenties was a manifestation of a longing for their youth. In the younger generation, Plessner saw this 1920s nostalgia as a longing for a German past that lived only in narrative. For the country as a whole, Plessner believed this idealization of the prefascist years was an expression of a general fear that, without a true capital city, the German people could fall prey once again to

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