Freud for Beginners

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Everything you need to know about neurosis, libido, ego, and id — but somehow it slipped your mind.

Freud for Beginners is a perfect introduction to the life and thought of the man whose discovery of psychoanalysis revolutionized our attitudes towards mental illness, religion, sex, and culture. This documentary cartoon book...

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Illustrated by Oscar Zarate. NY: Pantheon Books, [1979]. 1st American Edition. 174+[2]pp. Illustrated throughout. Small octavo. Printed cream cloth. VG in chipped DJ. Weight: 1 ... pound 8.0 ounces = 683 grams. Size: 8.6 x 5.8 x 0.8 inches = 21.5 x 14.5 x 2cm. 0394505905 Inquire if you need further information. Gach Read more Show Less

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Zarate, Oscar 1979 First edition. American ed. Fine. Like new, except inscription on back of front cover. 1st American Edition. Size: 8.6 x 5.8 x 0.8 inches. 174 p. Illustrated ... throughout. : General/trade. Freud revolutionized the way we think about ourselves. His psychoanalytic terms such as Id, Ego, libido, neurosis and Oedipus complex have become a familiar part of our everyday vocabulary. But do we know what they really mean? "Freud for Beginners" aims to demystify the facts of Freud's discovery of psychoanalysis. Irreverent and witty but never trivial, the book tells the story of Freud's life and ideas from his upbringing in 19th-century Vienna, his early medical career and his encounter with cocaine, to the gradual evolution of this theories on the unconscious, dreams and sexuality. Read more Show Less

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Overview

The Beginner Books — "Their cartoon format and irreverent wit make difficult ideas accessible and entertaining." — Newsday

Everything you need to know about neurosis, libido, ego, and id — but somehow it slipped your mind.

Freud for Beginners is a perfect introduction to the life and thought of the man whose discovery of psychoanalysis revolutionized our attitudes towards mental illness, religion, sex, and culture. This documentary cartoon book plunges us into the world of late-nineteenth-century Vienna in which Freud grew up. We explore his early background in science, his work as a therapist, his encounter with cocaine, and his theories on the unconscious, dreams, the Oedipus Complex, and sexuality.

We meet his family, his friend and enemies, and his patients — The Rat Man, Anna O., Little Hans — and we get an insider's view as the psychoanalytic movement is launched. The zany art and probing text do an extraordinary job of simplifying Freud without trivializing him.

This documentary-cartoon book takes us to late 19th century Vienna where Freud grew up. Freud for Beginners is an introduction to the life and thought of a man whose discovery of psychoanalysis revolutionized our attitudes towards mental illness, religion, sex, and culture.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780394505909
  • Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 10/1/1979
  • Edition description: 1st American ed
  • Pages: 174

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