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 advent by way of the author.
Praise for the second one version:
“Young-Bruehl’s description of 1 of the main complicated yet marvelous lighting in psychoanalytic heritage has stood as a beacon to scholars of psychoanalytic history. it's the most sensible 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 circulation may be able to provide. it's a superbly written insightful and remarkably edifying piece of work. the easiest has simply acquired better.”-- Peter Fonagy, Freud Memorial Professor of Psychoanalysis, college university 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 study and a working towards psychoanalyst in Manhattan. She lives in ny and Toronto.
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A white-and-yellow cat prowls among them. Deobonker anticipates my question. “The cat isn’t interested in the rats. ” Soon some arrives, and the cat chews peaceably on its morsel. Quiet as shadows, two figures armed with wooden sticks materialize beside us—a tallish, lean youth and a short, grizzled man in middle age. These are the night killers, two of eighty-five in Deobonker’s little army. They go right to work. Entering the gully a few feet, the grizzled veteran turns on his flashlight and transfixes a rat in the beam.
During our coverage, for example, Jim will spend a week in the rat-infested sewers of the Vatican (I will cover them in hours) and a week in a rat-haunted Michigan chicken coop, in each case knowing that at best he will produce a single picture for our article. Stanfield and I haven’t told Gil Grosvenor that in the Philippines we will see human beings eat rats—and, if possible, will eat some ourselves. These are not urban rats, the universally loathed carriers of diseases and parasites. The Filipinos sensibly eat rural rats, which live by the billions in their rice paddies.
Most village houses are flanked by a small, brightly painted cylindrical structure with a decorative roof. “For protecting stored crops from rats,” explains Mohan. “Rats eat everything the villagers harvest. If the farmer can’t store safely, he starves. ” The parched land grows ever flatter, as if the moisture has been squeezed from it by a giant press. Ahead, a miragelike structure slowly rises out of the shimmering wasteland. Turrets and columns take shape, hewn from white marble, like a desert fairy castle.
Anna Freud: A Biography, Second Edition by Elisabeth Young-Bruehl