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The Life and Work of Sigmund Freud, 3 Vols
"In addition to satisfying our natural and proper curiosity a biography of Freud should serve the purpose of aiding our understanding of Freud's science. Psychoanalysis is best comprehended not as a fully formulated system but rather as a developing idea in the mind of its discoverer. It is hard to imagine a better history of the development of Freud's idea or of the mind ...more
Hardcover, 522 pages
Published January 1st 1957 by Basic Books (NY)
(first published January 1st 1953)
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I read volume one and kind of stopped. For me it was interesting to read about the man who I hear so much about in my Psychology and Children's Literature class. Not going to lie I did stop at page 240 because I became bored with it. But I also will admit it is a difficult text to read as well and that's another reason I probably. But, from what I read I felt it was so intriguing how Sigmund Freud developed into a noteworthy man!
Alfred Ernest Jones (1 January 1879 – 11 February 1958) was a British neurologist and psychoanalyst, and Sigmund Freud’s official biographer. Jones was the first English-speaking practitioner of psychoanalysis and became its leading exponent in the English-speaking world where, as President of both the British Psycho-Analytical Society and the International Psychoanalytic Association in the 1920s ...moreMore about Alfred Ernest Jones...