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Author Yalom, Irvin D., 1931-

Title When Nietzsche wept / Irvin D. Yalom
Published New York : Perennial Classics, 2005


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 MELB  810.54 Y191 A6/W 2005  DUE 16-12-23
Description 310 pages ; 21 cm
Summary "In nineteenth-century Vienna, a drama of love, fate, and will is played out amid the intellectual ferment that defined the era. Josef Breuer, one of the founding fathers of psychoanalysis, is at the height of his career. Friedrich Nietzsche, Europe's greatest philosopher, is on the brink of suicidal despair, unable to find a cure for the headache and other ailments that plague him." "When he agrees to treat Nietzsche with his experimental "talking cure," Breuer never expects that he too will find solace in their sessions. Only through facing his own inner demons can the gifted healer begin to help his patient. In When Nietzsche Wept, Irvin Yalom blends fact and fiction, atmosphere and suspense, to unfold a story about the redemptive power of friendship."--BOOK JACKET
SUBJECT Breuer, Josef, 1842-1925 -- Fiction.
Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm, 1844-1900 -- Fiction.
Subject Male friendship -- Fiction.
Suicidal behavior -- Fiction.
Depression, Mental -- Fiction.
Psychotherapist and patient -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Biographical fiction.
Psychological fiction.
LC no. 2004060574
ISBN 0060748125