New Introductory Lectures on Psycho-analysis

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W. W. Norton & Company, 1989 - Psychology - 253 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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A solid Freud totem based on a series of lectures that were, seemingly, transcribed. This is pure Freud and the introduction really puts what you are reading in context. It is about the ideas, the ... Read full review

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User Review  - DanielSTJ - LibraryThing

This was a fairly basic collection of Freud's lectures. Overall, they are not as great as some of his other more momentous works. The conclusions that he gives are largely dated and most of the ... Read full review

Contents

Editors Note
3
Anxiety and Instinctual Life
101
Femininity
139
Explanations Applications and Orientations
168
The Question of a Weltanschauung
195
List of Abbreviations
227
General Index
239
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Sigmund Freud (1856-1939) is one of the twentieth century's greatest minds and the founder of the psychoanalytic school of psychology. His many works include The Ego and the Id; An Outline of Psycho-Analysis; Inhibitions; Symptoms and Anxiety; New Introductory Lectures on Psycho-Analysis; Civilization and Its Discontent, and others.

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.