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Freud: A Life for Our Time

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Book News Annotation:

This biography (a reprint from 1988) traces the life of Sigmund Freud while using his own methods of psychoanalysis to understand it. In addition, Gay places Freud's life in the context of the psychiatric profession, Austrian culture, European society, and Western culture. Besides recounting Freud's life and work, Gay discusses his therapy and technique, including specific cases, and his works such as The Interpretation of Dreams. The book contains a new foreword. Gay is a retired professor (Yale U.) and is the author of other books on Freud. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Norton celebrates the 150th anniversary of Freud's birth by reissuing Peter Gay's best-selling biography, featuring a new introduction.

About the Author

Peter Gay (1923--2015) was the author of more than twenty-five books, including the National Book Award winner The Enlightenment, the best-selling Weimar Culture, and the widely translated Freud: A Life for Our Time.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393328615
Author:
Gay, Peter
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Subject:
General
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Psychoanalysis
Subject:
Social Scientists & Psychologists
Subject:
Psychoanalysts
Subject:
Freud, Sigmund
Subject:
Psychoanalysis -- History.
Subject:
Scientists & Psychologists
Subject:
Biography-Social Scientists and Psychologists
Publication Date:
20060531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
864
Dimensions:
9.2 x 6.2 x 1.5 in 2.37 lb

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