What Freud Really Said: An Introduction to His Life and Thought

What Freud Really Said: An Introduction to His Life and Thought

by David Stafford-Clark
     
 
This book offers the most lucid overview available of Sigmund Freud, his legacy, and his place in our world. As the person responsible for the birth of psychoanalysis and one of the sharpest clinical minds of the 20th century, Freud continues to be one of the most influential thinkers of our time and one of the most controversial. For those interested in understanding

Overview

This book offers the most lucid overview available of Sigmund Freud, his legacy, and his place in our world. As the person responsible for the birth of psychoanalysis and one of the sharpest clinical minds of the 20th century, Freud continues to be one of the most influential thinkers of our time and one of the most controversial. For those interested in understanding the life and work of this seminal figure as well as the current debates that surround him, this book will prove an invaluable guide.

Editorial Reviews

Library Journal
"Stafford presents a thematic development of Freud's essential ideas written in a logical and lively manner that combines theory with images from Freud's own writings.... This is an authoritative, excellent presentation of a complex area for the general reader and is highly recommended" (LJ 4/15/67).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780805210804
Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date:
02/28/1997
Series:
What They Really Said Series
Pages:
284
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.63(d)

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