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In The Freud Archives

Malcolm, Janet

9781783784554

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Price: $22.99
Format: Paperback / softback
ISBN13: 9781783784554
Published: January 2018

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Who will inherit the secrets of Sigmund Freud? Who will protect his reputation? Who may destroy it?

Janet Malcolm's investigation into the personalities who clash over Freud's legacy has become a celebrated story of seduction and betrayal, love and hatred, fantasy and reality. It is both a comedy and a tragedy. Malcolm's cast of characters includes K. R. Eissler, a venerable psychoanalyst and keeper of the Freud flame; Jeffrey Mason, a flamboyant Sanskrit scholar and virulent anti-Freudian; and Peter Swales, a former assistant to the Rolling Stones and indefatigable researcher. Each of them thinks they know the truth about Freud, and each needs the help of the other. Malcolm endeavours to untangle the causes of their rivalry and soured friendships, while the flaws and mysteries of Freud's early work tower in the background.

Book details and technical specifications

Format: Paperback / softback
ISBN13: 9781783784554
Published: January 2018

Number of pages: 192
Width: 129 mm
Height: 198 mm
Depth: 11 mm

Publisher: Granta Books

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