Karen Horney Analysis


(Great Authors of World Literature, Critical Edition)

American Journal of Psychoanalysis 51 (September, 1991). A special issue devoted to Horney that includes W. Willig’s “My Reminiscences About Karen Horney as a Teacher and as a Person” and A. Kondo’s “Recollections of Dr. Horney.”

Berger, Milton M., ed. Women Beyond Freud: New Concepts of Feminine Psychology. New York: Brunner/Mazel, 1994. From a conference which took place on November 2, 1991, in New York City. Includes chapters by Marianne Horney Eckardt.

Kaplan, R. E., and Joan Kofodimos. “A Biography of Karen Horney.” The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science 26 (1990). Examines Horney’s life.

O’Connell, Agnes N., and Nancy Felipe Russo, eds. Women in Psychology: A Bio-bibliographic Sourcebook. New York: Greenwood Press, 1990. Discusses Horney’s role in expanding the feminine perspective in psychoanalysis.

Paris, Bernard J. Karen Horney: A Psychoanalyst’s Search for Self-Understanding. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1994. A biographical study. Includes a bibliography and an index.

Quinn, Susan. A Mind of Her Own: The Life of Karen Horney. New York: Summit Books, 1987. A satisfying and thoroughly researched biography that provides a vivid understanding of her motivations and the etiology of her ideas.

Rubens, Jack L. Karen Horney: Gentle Rebel of Psychoanalysis. New York: Dial Press, 1978. Offers biographical information.

Sayers, Janet. Mothers of Psychoanalysis: Helene Deutsch, Karen Horney, Anna Freud, Melanie Klein. New York: W. W. Norton, 1991. Discusses Horney’s role in expanding the feminine perspective in psychoanalysis.

Schultz, Duane P., and Sydney Ellen Schultz. Theories of Personality. 5th ed. Pacific Grove, Calif.: Brooks/Cole, 1994. A textbook discussion of Horney’s theories.

Westkott, Marcia. The Feminist Legacy of Karen Horney. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1986. Addresses issues of femininity and female identity.