Freud His Life and His Mind Author:Helen Walker Puner Freud, the man. He was the first psychoanalyst. he rescued the unconscious mind from Egyptian dream books and made its mysteries rational and comprehensible for our time, and no doubt, for future times. — But, like all men, genius or not-Freud never came to full recognition of his own unconscious motivations. — This brilliant, readable biograph... more »y tells Freud's own story as he never told it: the "golden" relationship with his mother, and her surrogate, his wife, his ambivalent love for his father and later "authority figures;" his feelings about his Jewish background; the strength of his genius, the defended vulnerability of his humanity.
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