Frank Wedekinds Moritat "Der Lehrer von Mezzodur". Eine poetisierte Fallstudie aus dem Bereich der forensischen Psychiatrie. / Frank Wedekind's street-ballad "The teacher from Mezzodure": A poeticized case study in the domain of forensic psychiatry
Journal/Book: Psyche Zeitschrift fur Psychoanalyse und ihre Anwendungen. 1985; 39: 634-647.
Abstract: Examines F. Wedekind's street ballad, "The Teacher from Mezzodur," using psychoanalytic methods of literary interpretation. The enigmatic motif of the tragic deed celebrated in song is analyzed, and the author's familiarity with the secret knowledge of psychoanalysis is illustrated through his use of literary techniques that are analogous to defense mechanisms. (English abstract)
Note: psychoanalytic interpretation of F. Wedekind's street ballad "The Teacher from Mezzodur"
Keyword(s): Psychoanalytic interpretation; music