Availability of Daniel Paul Schreber’s Memoirs of my nervous illness & many of the commentaries

by Julia Evans on September 2, 2015

Availability is given below.

The Samuel Weber (1973) commentary has details of all the information published since 1903. It also has a very good map of the content of the ‘Memoirs’.

1) Memoirs of my nervous illness: 1903: D. P. Schreber or here. In the original German with the English translation by its side.

2) Case history of Schreber: 1910: Sigmund Freud or here

3) Translator’s introduction & analysis of D. P. Schreber’s case: : 1955: Ida MacAlpine & Richard Hunter or available here

4) On a question preliminary to any possible treatment of psychosis : 1955-1956 : two most important parts of Seminar III : Jacques Lacan or here

This is dated December 1955 to January 1956  at the end of the text.

5) Seminar III: The Psychoses: 1955-1956: from 16th November 1955: Jacques Lacan or here

6)  Editor’s Introduction (Psycho-Analytic Notes on an autobiographical account of a case of paranoia (Dementia Paranoides) [Case of Schreber] : 1958 : James Strachey or here

7) Presentation of the ‘Memoirs’ of President Schreber in French translation: November 1966: Jacques Lacan or available here

8) Introduction to Schreber’s ‘Memoirs of my nervous illness’: 1973: Samuel Weber or here

9) Introduction to ‘A bi-lingual edition of Schreber’s Memoirs of my mental illness/ Denkwürdigkeiten eines Nervenkranken’: August 2005: Richard G. Klein or available here

10) Introduction to D. P. Schreber’s ‘Memoirs : 2000 : Rosemary Dinnage or here

12) Schreber’s case revisited with echoes noted in the family of Fred West by Julia Evans : 11th January 2015 : Available here