Freud And Man's Soul: An Important Re-interpretation Of Freudian Theory by Bruno Bettelheim

Freud And Man's Soul: An Important Re-interpretation Of Freudian Theory

byBruno Bettelheim

Mass Market Paperback | December 12, 1983

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Has Sigmund Freud been seriously misunderstood? The author of The Uses of Enchantment argues that mistranslation has distorted Freud's work in English and led students to see a system intended to cooperate flexibly with individual needs as a set of rigid rules to be applied by external authority. This provocative argument cuts through the myths to reveal a greater, more compassoinate and also far more disturbing figure.

"VITAL...an eloquent attempt to reclaim Freud's reputation in America." —THE NEW YORK TIMES
 
"Lucid and provocative." —THE LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK REVIEW

About The Author

Bruno Bettelheim was born in Vienna in 1903. He received his doctorate at the University of Vienna and came to America in 1939, after a year in the concentration camps of Dachau and Buchenwald. He was a Distinguished Professor of Education and Professor of both psychology and psychiatry at the University of Chicago. He died in 1990.

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Title:Freud And Man's Soul: An Important Re-interpretation Of Freudian TheoryFormat:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 7.5 × 4.3 × 0.2 inPublished:December 12, 1983Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group

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ISBN - 10:0394710363

ISBN - 13:9780394710365

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"VITAL...an eloquent attempt to reclaim Freud's reputation in America." —THE NEW YORK TIMES
 
"Lucid and provocative." —THE LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK REVIEW