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Freud : the making of an illusion / Frederick Crews.

Author/creator Crews, Frederick C. author.
Format Book and Print
EditionFirst edition.
Publication Info New York : Metropolitan Books/Henry Holt and Company, 2017.
Descriptionxvi, 746 pages, 16 unnumbered pags of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Part one: Sigmund the unready -- Between identities -- Getting by -- Forsaking all others -- Part two: The first temptation -- White magic -- A friend in need -- The wrong discoverer -- Expert judgments -- The survivor -- Exit, pursued -- Part three: Blind submission -- A French connection -- The travesty -- Attachment therapy -- In dubious battle -- Part four: Playing doctor -- Medicine man -- Tending to goldfish -- Lessons taken and applied -- Traumas on demand -- Part five: His turn to shine -- Now or never -- The founding deception -- Adjusting the record -- Narrative truth -- Arraying the neuroses -- Part six: Off the deep end -- The secret sharer -- The Freudian neuron -- Diminished capacity -- Dire therapy -- Self-seduced -- The breakthrough that wasn't -- The labyrinth of reproaches -- Part seven: Little big man -- Wishing makes it so -- Sexual healing -- The unborn avenger -- Girl trouble -- A law unto himself -- Imposing his will -- Appendix: Are we being Freudian yet?
Abstract An assessment of psychoanalysis and the views of its creator reveals Sigmund Freud's blunders with patients, his misunderstandings about the psychological controversies of his time, and how he advanced his career on the appropriated findings of others.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (pages 667-730) and index.
LCCN 2017000826
ISBN9781627797177 (hardcover : alk. paper)
ISBN1627797173 (hardcover : alk. paper)

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