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Author Alexander, Ilonka Venier.

Title The Life and Times of Franz Alexander : From Budapest To California
Published London : Karnac Books, 2015
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Description 1 online resource (189 pages)
Series The History of Psychoanalysis Series
History of psychoanalysis series.
Contents COVER; CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; ABOUT THE AUTHOR; SERIES EDITOR'S FOREWORD; PREFACE; CHAPTER ONE A journey to the past; CHAPTER TWO Life at the Palace; CHAPTER THREE The Great War and meeting nobility; CHAPTER FOUR The Alexander children in the twentieth century; CHAPTER FIVE Berlin: setting the stage for Chicago (with a brief stopover in Boston); CHAPTER SIX Chicago and the time of his life; CHAPTER SEVEN Moving west, one last time; CHAPTER EIGHT My grandfather and me; EPILOGUE The family today; AFTERWORD; REFERENCES; INDEX
Summary Franz Alexander was the first graduate of the Berlin Psychoanalytic Institute, the man who turned down Freud's offer to enter into private practice in Vienna, and the man Freud told to go to America and spread the doctrine of psychoanalysis. He was also the grandfather of Ilonka Venier Alexander, the author of this remarkable account of one of the major figures of psychoanalysis in the twentieth century, set against the backdrop of the growth of analysis in America. The book considers his personal and professional life, the role of family in his decisions, and how those decisions affected othe
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
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Subject Alexander, Franz, 1891-1964.
Alexander, Franz, 1891-1964.
Health & Biological Sciences.
PSYCHOLOGY -- Reference.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0429482310