Freud: A Life For Our Time

Freud: A Life For Our Time

Freud: A Life for Our Time

Norton celebrates the 150th anniversary of Freud’s birth by reissuing Peter Gay’s best-selling biography, featuring a new introduction.

Review
Elegant . . . puts Freud's life into the context of his time while attempting to explain him for readers who cannot escape his shadow. In Gay's hands, the Olympian figure is almost within mortal reach. -- Michael Skube

Elegant . . . puts Freud 's life into the context of his time while attempting to explain him for readers who cannot escape his shadow. In Gay 's hands, the Olympian figure is almost within mortal reach. --Michael Skube

Intelligent and wholly absorbing. . . . Judicious, original biography, scrupulously grounded in close readings of [Freud s] work. --Michiko Kakutani"

Remarkable . . . briskly traces the story of Freud s life and education, deftly weaving the familiar narrative with a style that makes it seem fresh and lively. "

A magisterial contribution to the history of ideas. A fresh, illuminating perspective on one of the pivotal figures of our time. --J Anthony Lukas"

Elegant . . . puts Freud s life into the context of his...

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