Anna Freud : A Biography, Second Edition Paperback / softback
Paperback / softback
This edition of Elisabeth Young-Bruehl's definitive biography of pioneering child analyst Anna Freud includesamong other new featuresa major retrospective introduction by the author.Praise for the Second Edition: Young-Bruehl s description of one of the most complex but brilliant lights in psychoanalytic history has stood as a beacon to students of psychoanalytic history.
It is the best most carefully crafted biography of any psychoanalyst and it illuminates the entire tradition with a clarity that only the exploration of the life of the daughter of the founder of the movement could possibly provide.
It is a beautifully written insightful and remarkably edifying piece of work.
The best has just got better. -- Peter Fonagy, Freud Memorial Professor of Psychoanalysis, University College LondonPraise for the First Edition: A gem of biographical writing. . . . Ron Grossman, "Chicago Tribune" Lucid, erudite, briskly authoritative, Elisabeth Young-Bruehl . . . has given us the insight into character that makes biography an art.
James AtlasElisabeth Young-Bruehl is a faculty member at the Columbia Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research and a practicing psychoanalyst in Manhattan.
She lives in New York and Toronto."