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Hardcover, 360 pages
Published December 17th 1985 by Basic Books (first published November 1985)
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Judith Shadford
Aug 30, 2016 rated it liked it
Bought this decades ago because I was collecting as many Bloomsbury-Virginia Woolf books as I came across. But I read it as Bloomsbury/Feud. (Why I didn't read it sooner...that would have been deeply involving.) Anyhow, during the early early days of psychoanalysis, both James and Alix sought out therapy for themselves. In the process, they both became superb translators of German, and of Freud's works as they were published. Ultimately, they translated what became known as the Standard Edition ...more
Ryan Johnson
I'm not much of a Romantic, but am surely a Freud follower, I thought this book would have given a greater insight into some of Freud's papers, not so much.

But still cool nonetheless, especially seeing how I came about to have the chance to read this older, heirloom book, something I'll never forget. .
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James Strachey was a British psychoanalyst who, along with his wife Alix, translated the works of Sigmund Freud into English. He also served as the literary executor for his brother, Lytton Strachey.
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