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THE ROMULUS & REMUS COMPLEXES:

A PSYCHOANALYTICAL APPRAISAL OF SIBLING RIVALRY.

By Robin Tamblyn, B.A.

A NOTE ABOUT THIS TEXT

"Romulus" began life as a few tentative pages of notes back in September 1998 and first appeared in its present 60,000-word form in April 2000. A second edition, to include the 2000 Formula One season, is currently in preparation and is due to be completed in March 2001.

All additions, corrections, suggestions, criticisms, lawyer's writs and other comments should be directed to robintamblyn@yahoo.co.uk. Happy reading!

Go to Introduction

Go to Chapter One: The Young Freud (1856-84)

Go to Chapter One: The Makings of a Psychoanalyst (1885-95)

Go to Chapter One: The Revelatory Period (1896-99)

Go to Chapter One: The Major Theories (1900-13)

Go to Chapter One: War and Death (1914-20)

Go to Chapter One: The Later Theories (1920-32)

Go to Chapter One: War and Death (2) (1933-9)

Go to Chapter One: Oedipus, King of Thebes

Go to Chapter One: Freud's "Oedipus Complex"

Go to Chapter One: Oedipus at the Margins: Carl Gustav Jung and analytical psychology

Go to Chapter One: Pre-Oedipus: Melanie Klein and the object-relations school

Go to Chapter One: Oedipus and Electra: Jacques Lacan and the feminist perspective

Go to Chapter One: Universal Oedipus: An anthropological perspective

Go to Chapter One: Beyond Oedipus: Birth order and family dynamics

Go to Chapter Two: Romulus and Remus

Go to Chapter Two: What are the Romulus and Remus complexes?

Go to Chapter Two: Characteristics of model subjects

Go to Chapter Three: Introduction to Case Study

Go to Chapter Three: Early Years (1969-87)

Go to Chapter Three: From Karts to Cars (1988-91)

Go to Chapter Three: A (F1) Star is Born (1991-3)

Go to Chapter Three: Nemesis Awaits (1994-5)

Go to Chapter Three: Enter "The Red Baron(s)" (1996-7)

Go to Chapter Three: Confidence and Paranoia (1998)

Go to Chapter Three: Big Breaks (1999)

Go to Conclusions

Go to Appendix 1: Some Family Constellations

Go to Appendix 2: Michael and Ralf Schumacher's Career Statistics

Go to Appendix 3: Formula One "Top Ten" Driver Lists

Go to Bibliography

ã Robin Tamblyn, 2000.

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