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By Elisabeth Young-Bruehl

This version of Elisabeth Young-Bruehl's definitive biography of pioneering baby analyst Anna Freud includes―among different new features―a significant retrospective creation by way of the author.

 

Praise for the second one version:

“Young-Bruehl’s description of 1 of the main advanced yet incredible lighting fixtures in psychoanalytic background has stood as a beacon to scholars of psychoanalytic history.  it's the top so much conscientiously crafted biography of any psychoanalyst and it illuminates the total culture with a readability that basically the exploration of the lifetime of the daughter of the founding father of the flow might be able to provide.  it's a superbly written insightful and remarkably edifying piece of work.  the easiest has simply obtained better.”-- Peter Fonagy, Freud Memorial Professor of Psychoanalysis, collage collage London

 

Praise for the 1st Edition:

“A gem of biographical writing. . . .”―Ron Grossman, Chicago Tribune

 

“Lucid, erudite, rapidly authoritative, Elisabeth Young-Bruehl . . . has given us the perception into personality that makes biography an art.”―James Atlas

 

Elisabeth Young-Bruehl is a school member on the Columbia middle for Psychoanalytic education and learn and a training psychoanalyst in Manhattan.  She lives in manhattan and Toronto.

 

 

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This variation of Elisabeth Young-Bruehl's definitive biography of pioneering baby analyst Anna Freud includes―among different new features―a significant retrospective creation through the author. Praise for the second one version: “Young-Bruehl’s description of 1 of the main advanced yet magnificent lighting in psychoanalytic background has stood as a beacon to scholars of psychoanalytic background.

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It was a large family Bible, inscribed: Presented to Mr. W. Holloway by the Pupils, Teachers and Scholars of the Wesleyan Juvenile School Barton-upon-Humber Together with a Purse of Ten Sovereigns, at the same time By the Committee and Friends In token of their high appreciation of his kind, assiduous, and truly valuable services as the Master of their School for a period of upwards of five years, during which he has secured the unbounded confidence and warmest affection of the Scholars, as well as the most cordial approval, and high estimation, of the Committee and Friends, which they have wished to commemorate by this testimony.

53 These acts were designed to reform education, advocating higher education for girls and promoting science in the school curriculum. Like John Scott and Matthew Arnold, Huxley spoke loudly against the stultifying effect on education of government decisions in the i86os. And, just as Robert's friendship with Parker's two sons, Thomas and William Newton, was to continue during the years of their preparation for University of London degrees, so the association of all three with Thomas Huxley would continue and would have a profound effect on their careers.

57 In writing the matriculation examinations he was ahead of his time. 58 Robert continued to spend time with the Parker family. Tom Parker's younger brother, William Newton, was also destined, like his brother and his father, to become a biologist. Dr Parker was publishing a number of papers on the Foraminifera. 59 The boys learned to see the importance of simple observation of everyday things as a first step to knowing and understanding, to becoming a scientist. Such childhood experiences, carried to their ultimate interest level as his education continued, would one day enable Robert to plunge into the life, geography, and natural history of Newfoundland.

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