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Vienna in the late 19th and early 20th Centuries IB Psychology HL Leslie Chan Ms Leong
Background Information about Vienna
Capital of Austria and is one the nine states of Austria
Has a population of about 1.7 million
Lies in the very east of Austria
Ranked 1 for quality of life along with Vancouver.
During the Late 19 th and Early 20 th Centuries
European Jews moved to Vienna
Typical Viennese Jewish couple’s goal
Freud and Vienna
Moved to Vienna at age of 3
Left at age of 82
Would Freud have become such an intellectual giant if he had not lived in Vienna?
Factors that influenced Freud
Arnold Schoenberg’s Influences
Might the "free association" in Schoenberg’s music have influenced Freud’s concept of "free association"?
Gustav Klimt’s Influences
Sexuality in his painting
Viennese Art is “toxic with sexuality”
Would Freud be the same intellectual giant if he had not lived in Vienna?
Certainly, Freud benefited from the liberal atmosphere tha t was in Vienna during the late 19th century, However, we have good evidence that Freud didn’t really cared about Vienna, and Freud still would have become intelligent a thinker if he had lived in some European city other than Vienna.