Anna Freud

The Dream Of Psychoanalysis


By Robert Coles

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“An intellectual biography with its own grace and warmth.”–Washington Post Book World

Robert Coles’s penetrating intellectual portrait gives us an entirely new view of Anna Freud. Far from the stereotype of the distant analyst, she was the warm guide, the ego ideal, the “good parent” for her young patients. Drawing on years of conversation and correspondence, and from a deep mutual concern for the inner lives of children facing adversity, Dr. Coles brings Anna Freud to life in each of her many roles: teacher, theorist, healer, leader, idealist, and writer.

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May 21, 1993
Page Count
256 pages
Da Capo Press

Robert Coles

Robert Coles

About the Author

Dr. Robert Coles is a renowned child psychiatrist and James Agee Professor of Social Ethics at Harvard University. He is a winner of the Pulitzer Prize for his Children of Crisis series and the co-author of School (Bulfinch, 1998).

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