Subject to Biography by Elisabeth Young-Bruehl
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Subject to Biography
By Elisabeth Young-Bruehl

Subject to Biography

Psychoanalysis, Feminism and Writing Women's Lives

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Subject to Biography by Elisabeth Young-Bruehl

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In this volume, the author illuminates the psychological and intellectual demands that writing biography makes on the biographer and explores the complex and frequently conflicted relationship between feminism and psychoanalysis.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780674002074
ISBN-10: 0674002075
Format: Paperback
(227mm x 144mm x 15mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: Harvard University Press
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publish Date: 1-Mar-2000
Country of Publication: United States

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Books By Author Elisabeth Young-Bruehl

Childism by Elisabeth Young-Bruehl Childism, Paperback (October 2013)

Focusing on the human rights of children, the author an acclaimed analyst, political theorist and biographer argues that prejudice exists against children as a group and that it is comparable to racism, sexism and homophobia. He draws upon a wide range of sources, from the literary and philosophical to the legal and psychoanalytic.

Why Arendt Matters by Elisabeth Young-Bruehl Why Arendt Matters, Paperback (August 2009)

Upon publication of her 'field manual', "The Origins of Totalitarianism", in 1951, Hannah Arendt gained recognition as a major political analyst. This title considers what Arendt's analysis of the totalitarianism of Nazi Germany and the Stalinist Soviet Union can teach us about our own times.

Anna Freud by Elisabeth Young-Bruehl Anna Freud, Paperback (September 2008)

A biography of a pioneering child analyst.

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Author Biography - Elisabeth Young-Bruehl

Elisabeth Young-Bruehl was a psychotherapist at the Institute of Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia. She was the author of two well-known biographies, one of Hannah Arendt and one of Anna Freud, as well as Freud on Women, Creative Characters, and a collection of essays, Mind and the Body, and a novel, Vigil.

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