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By Elisabeth Young-Bruehl

ISBN-10: 0300140231

ISBN-13: 9780300140231

ISBN-10: 0300142714

ISBN-13: 9780300142716

This version of Elisabeth Young-Bruehl's definitive biography of pioneering baby analyst Anna Freud includes―among different new features―a significant retrospective advent by means of the author.


Praise for the second one version:

“Young-Bruehl’s description of 1 of the main complicated yet outstanding lighting fixtures in psychoanalytic background has stood as a beacon to scholars of psychoanalytic history.  it's the top so much conscientiously crafted biography of any psychoanalyst and it illuminates the complete culture with a readability that in simple terms the exploration of the lifetime of the daughter of the founding father of the flow might be able to provide.  it's a superbly written insightful and remarkably edifying piece of work.  the simplest has simply acquired better.”-- Peter Fonagy, Freud Memorial Professor of Psychoanalysis, college university London


Praise for the 1st Edition:

“A gem of biographical writing. . . .”―Ron Grossman, Chicago Tribune


“Lucid, erudite, speedily authoritative, Elisabeth Young-Bruehl . . . has given us the perception into personality that makes biography an art.”―James Atlas


Elisabeth Young-Bruehl is a college member on the Columbia heart for Psychoanalytic education and examine and a practising psychoanalyst in Manhattan.  She lives in manhattan and Toronto.



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