Freud: a life for our time

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Anchor Books, Apr 1, 1989 - Biography & Autobiography - 808 pages
14 Reviews
A thorough biographical portrait of a pivotal thinker and practitioner probes many aspects of Freud's life, including his family, his city, his professional challenges, and his innovative and controversial theories

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Review: Freud: A Life for Our Time

User Review  - Andrei Gavrila - Goodreads

Very difficult to read. Incredibly long. I wanted a biography but instead I got the Freud encyclopedia. It is my strong opinion that I would have got the same amount of useful information from a book 20-30% percent of the curent size Read full review

Review: Freud: A Life for Our Time

User Review  - Girl - Goodreads

Finally finished the neverending story. It would have been much more palatable if the author hadn't put Freud and his psychoanalytical formulations on such a high pedestal... Read full review

Contents

O n e A Greed for Knowledge
3
FOOD FOR MEMORIES 4 THE LURE OF RESEARCH 22 FREUD
37
Two The Theory in the Making
55
Copyright

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About the author (1989)

Peter Gay is 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. He lives in New York City.