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Freud was convinced that women are castrated beings who realize as young girls that they lack a phallus and then spend the rest of their lives longing for this organ. They can only achieve wholeness with the help of a being who has a phallus, namely, a man, and only then when this being is kind enough to give them a child. Where can Freud have acquired this extraordinary idea? He reveals 48 Heinrich von Kleist’s Leben und Briefe. Mit einem Anhange, ed. Eduard von Bu¨low (Berlin: Besser, 1848), 50.
Freud’s conjectures about women—for instance, ‘Die Entdeckung seiner Kastration ist ein Wendepunkt in der Entwicklung des Ma¨dchens’ 49 Sigmund Freud, ‘Die Weiblichkeit’, in Vorlesungen zur Einfu¨hrung in die Psychoanalyse Und Neue Folge, Studienausgabe, vol. 1 (Frankfurt a. : S. Fischer Verlag, 1969), 544–65, at 565. This lecture dates from 1933, but Freud explains in a footnote that aspects of it were presented earlier in ¨ ber die ‘Einige psychische Folgen des anatomischen Geschlechtsunterschieds’ (1925) and ‘U weibliche Sexualita¨t’ (1931).
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