SADGER, J. (Isidor Isaak) (1867-1942)
[PSYCHOANALYSIS] Sleep walking and moon walking : a medico-literary study
Translated by Louise Brink. New York and Washington : Nervous and Mental Disease Company, 1920. Series: Nervous and Mental Disease monograph series, no. 31. Octavo, publisher’s printed brown wrappers (chipped at head and foot of spine and along fore-edges), pp x, 140, some pages unopened; light foxing to first few leaves, upper wrapper and title page with academic owner’s stamp of Dr. E.L. Margetts, Vancouver; a good copy.
Isidor Isaak Sadger (29 October 1867, Neu Sandez, Galicia – 21 December 1942, Theresienstadt concentration camp) was a forensic doctor and psychoanalyst in Vienna. He studied with Sigmund Freud from 1895 to 1904 with a focus on homosexuality and fetishism. He coined the term Sadomasochismus (sadomasochism) in 1913. He also coined the term “Narcissmus” (narcissism). In September 1942, he was deported to the Theresienstadt concentration camp, where he died.
Monash University Library holds the only copy in Australian collections.