The Clinic and the Context: Historical Essays

The Clinic and the Context: Historical Essays

by Elisabeth Young-Bruehl, Gillian Preston, Peter L. Rudnytsky
     
 

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This book comprises a collection of the distinguished psychoanalyst Elisabeth Young-Bruehl 's papers ranging from 'Psychoanalysis and Social Democracy', 'Civilization and its Dream of Contentment', 'Reflections on Women and Psychoanalysis' and 'Psychobiography and Character Study'. Each essay is of value in its own right, and the collection together will be found to

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This book comprises a collection of the distinguished psychoanalyst Elisabeth Young-Bruehl 's papers ranging from 'Psychoanalysis and Social Democracy', 'Civilization and its Dream of Contentment', 'Reflections on Women and Psychoanalysis' and 'Psychobiography and Character Study'. Each essay is of value in its own right, and the collection together will be found to make an important contribution to our understanding of the history of psychoanalysis.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781781811788
Publisher:
Karnac Books
Publication date:
01/01/2013
Series:
History of Psychoanalysis Series
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
1,044,444
File size:
315 KB

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Meet the Author

Elisabeth Young-Bruehl (1946-2011) was a faculty member at the Columbia Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research and a practising psychoanalyst in Manhattan. She was a member of the Toronto Psychoanalytic Society and the author of biographies of Hannah Arendt and Anna Freud plus many other books.
Gillian Preston, nee Coltart, trained as a primary school teacher. She established a branch of the Preschool Play Group Movement in Bournemouth and, in the early 1980s, joined the newly formed Adult Literacy Scheme. She worked for many years as a Welfare Officer for the Donkey Sanctuary, Sidmouth, Devon and is currently involved with local groups of Friends of the Earth and Amnesty International.
Peter L. Rudnytsky is Professor of English at the University of Florida, a Visiting Scholar in the Psychoanalytic Studies Program at Emory University, and the editor of 'American Imago'. Honorary Member of the American Psychoanalytic Association and Corresponding Member of the Institute for Contemporary Psychoanalysis in Los Angeles, he is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a private practice in Gainesville. He received the Gradiva Award in 2003 for 'Reading Psychoanalysis: Freud, Rank, Ferenczi, Groddeck', and in 2004 was the Fulbright/Freud Society Scholar of Psychoanalysis in Vienna.

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