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The Function of the Orgasm

Discovery of the Orgone

Wilhelm Reich; Translated from the German by Vincent R. Carfagno

Farrar, Straus and Giroux

This book describes Reich's medical and scientific work onthe living organism from his first efforts at the Medical School of the University of Vienna in 1919 to the laboratory experiments in Oslo in 1939 which revealed the existence of a radiating biological energy, orgone energy.

The subject of "sexuality" is basic to this work, and Reich shows clearly its importance for human life and its relevance in understanding the social problems of our time.

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  • Wilhelm Reich; Translated from the German by Vincent R. Carfagno

  • Wilhelm Reich, a native of Austria, was born in 1897. His many other works include Listen, Little Man!, Character Analysis, and The Mass Psychology of Fascism. He died in 1957.
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Discovery of the Orgone

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