Putnam Camp: Sigmund Freud, James Jackson Putnam and the Purpose of American Psychology
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An innovative work of biography that traces the lasting impact of the friendship between Sigmund Freud and pioneering American psychologist James Jackson Putnam.

In 1909 Sigmund Freud made his only visit to America, which included a trip to "Putnam Camp"�the eminent American psychologist James Jackson Putnam's family retreat in the Adirondacks. "Of everything I experienced...more
Hardcover, 480 pages
Published September 5th 2006 by Other Press (first published 2006)
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George Prochnik’s essays, poetry, and fiction have appeared in numerous journals. He has taught English and American literature at Hebrew University in Jerusalem, is editor-at-large for Cabinet magazine, and is the author of In Pursuit of Silence: Listening for Meaning in a World of Noise and Putnam Camp: Sigmund Freud, James Jackson Putnam, and the Purpose of American Psychology. He lives in New...more
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