Martin S. Bergmann
Martin S. Bergmann
|Born||February 15, 1913|
|Died||January 22, 2014 (aged 100)|
New York City, United States
|Occupation||Professor of psychology|
Martin S. Bergmann (February 15, 1913 – January 22, 2014) was a clinical professor of psychology of the New York University post-doctoral program where he taught the course on the history of psychoanalysis. He was a major voice in the post-Freudian analysis and authored books on human conditions like the Holocaust, the phenomenology of love and child sacrifice. He was a member of the International Psychoanalytical Association and an honorary member of the American Psychoanalytic Association. In the wake of 9/11 he wrote an article concerning its implications on psychoanalysis called "Psychoanalytical Reflections on September 11, 2001. He was the son of Hugo Bergmann and father of Michael Bergmann.
Bergmann contributed to the documentaries "The Century of the Self" (2002) by Adam Curtis and Young Dr. Freud by David Grubin. He appeared as Prof. Louis Levy in Woody Allen's 1989 feature Crimes and Misdemeanors, and played SS NCO Zablocie in Schindler's List.
Bergmann died on January 22, 2014 aged 100.
- The Anatomy of Loving: The Story of Man's Quest to Know What Love Is (1987), Ballantine Books ISBN 978-0449905531
- Generations of the Holocaust (1991), Columbia Univ. Press, ISBN 978-0231074230
- In the Shadow of Moloch (1992), Columbia University Press ISBN 978-0231072489
- What Silent Love Hath Writ: A Psychoanalytic Exploration of Shakespeare's Sonnets (with his son Michael Bergmann, 2008), Separate Star, ISBN 978-0971287242
- Understanding Dissidence and Controversy in the History of Psychoanalysis (2004), Other Press ISBN 978-1590511176
- "The Unconscious in Shakespeare's Plays" (2013), Karnac ISBN 978-1780491561
- "Martin S. Bergmann, PhD". Mary S. Sigourney Award Trust. 1997. Retrieved March 27, 2012.
- "Young Dr. Freud: Featured Historians: Martin S Bergmann". PBS. 2002. Retrieved March 27, 2012.
- The Hugo Bergmann Papers
- "In the Shadow of Moloch", New York Times Book Review, 98, p. 43, 1993, retrieved March 27, 2012
- Schindler's List on IMDb
- Fox, Margalit (January 26, 2014). "Martin S. Bergmann, Psychoanalyst and an On-Screen Philosopher, Dies at 100". The New York Times. p. B7. Retrieved February 6, 2014.
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