Freud: A Life for Our Time

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Norton, 1988 - Biography & Autobiography - 810 pages
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"A magisterial contribution to the history of ideas" (J. Anthony Lukas), this "remarkable biography . . . briskly traces the story of Freud's life and education, deftly weaving the familiar narrative with a style that makes it seem fresh and lively" ("Chicago Tribune"). Photos.

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User Review  - Leah - Goodreads

Very good, thorough, accurate, historical reading of Freud. Gay's chronological presentation of Freud's major work is hugely useful for any romp through Freud's ouevre (who remembers where 'On ... Read full review

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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

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Peter Gay lives in New York City and Connecticut.

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