Coffee with Freud (The Interviews with Icons Series) by Brett Kahr,Alison Bechdel

By Brett Kahr,Alison Bechdel

this can be the second one quantity in Brett Kahr's 'Interviews with Icons' sequence, following on from Tea with Winnicott. Professor Kahr, himself a extremely popular psychoanalyst, turns his awareness to the paintings of the daddy of psychoanalysis. The e-book is lavishly illustrated through Alison Bechdel, winner of the MacArthur starting place 'Genius' Award.Sigmund Freud can pay one other stopover at to Vienna's popular Cafe Landtmann, the place he had usually loved analyzing newspapers and sipping espresso. Freud explains how he got here to invent psychoanalysis, speaks bluntly approximately his emotions of betrayal via Carl Gustav Jung, recounts his flight from the Nazis, and a lot more, all of the whereas explaining his theories of symptom formation and psychosexuality.Framed as a 'posthumous interview', the e-book serves because the excellent creation to the paintings of Freud whereas reading the context within which he lived and labored. Kahr examines his legacy and considers what Freud has to coach us. In an international the place manifestations of sexuality and problems with the brain are ever extra broadly mentioned, the paintings of Sigmund Freud is extra proper than ever. This publication is a perfect primer on Freud's paintings for someone from the psychoanalytic specialist to the layperson.

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