Freud: A Life for Our Time

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W. W. Norton & Company, Sep 17, 1998 - Biography & Autobiography - 864 pages
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Norton celebrates the 150th anniversary of Freud’s birth by reissuing Peter Gay’s best-selling biography, featuring a new introduction.

 

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Contents

FOOD FOR MEMORIES 4 THE LURE or RESEARCH zz FREUD
37
T w o The Theory in the Making
55
A NECESSARY FRIENDAND ENEMY HYSTERICS PROIECTS AND
87
T H R E E Psychoanalysis
103
THE SECRET OF DREAMS 104 A PSYCHOLOGY FOR PSYCHOLOGISTS 1 17
142
19021915
156
AT FIFTY 153 PLEASURES OF THE SENSES 162 THE WEDNESDAY PSY
179
Therapy and Technique
244
COMPREHENSIVE AND MOMENTOUS THINGS 361 UNEASY PEACE
374
EXPERIENCE AND THEORY 390 EROS EGO AND THEIR ENE
408
N E Death against Life
417
INTIMATIONS or MORTALITY 417 ANNA 428 THE PRICE 01 POP
459
RANK AND THE CONSEQUENCES 470 DOCTORS DILEMMAS
489
WOMAN THE DARK CONTINENT
501
E v E N Human Nature at Work
523
THE HUMAN PREDICAMENT
571

A PROBLEMATIC DEBUT 246 TWO CLASSIC LESSONS 255 IN HIS
292
S E v E N Applications and Implications
306
MATTERS OF TASTE 306 FOUNDATIONS OF SOCIETY 324 MAPPING
342
c H T Aggressions
361
Abbreviations
653
Bibliographical Essay
741
Acknowledgments
781
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About the author (1998)

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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