This chapter focuses on Richard Brome’s play, The Antipodes (1638/1640) as material that Freud could have found stimulating, had he encountered the play, while reinterpreting the confluence, in The Antipodes, of psychiatry and travel writing, by focusing on its use of spatial metaphors to explain a mental condition. This chapter then explores the question of whether the fear of anachronism might not be one of the reasons why a play such as The Antipodes has gathered so much scholarly effort in regard to theatrical performance and to travel writing, but so little, in comparison, to its representation of psychiatry, which appears to constantly invite anachronistic reflections.

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