Five Lectures on Psycho-analysis

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W. W. Norton & Company, 1977 - Psychology - 73 pages
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Freud approved the overall editorial plan, specific renderings of key words and phrases, and the addition of valuable notes, from bibliographical and explanatory. Many of the translations were done by Strachey himself; the rest were prepared under his supervision. The result was to place the Standard Edition in a position of unquestioned supremacy over all other existing versions.

Newly designed in a uniform format, each new paperback in the Standard Edition opens with a biographical essay on Freud's life and work —along with a note on the individual volume—by Peter Gay, Sterling Professor of History at Yale.

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User Review  - William Marsolek - Goodreads

This is absolutely the best place to begin with Freud. It reads like a narrative from when he first started as a doctor, through his brief stint as a hypnotist, to the birth of his altogether new ... Read full review

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User Review  - I-kai - Goodreads

Like Plato, Freud also uses many memorable and interesting city-soul analogies. Read full review


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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.

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