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Bruno Bettelheim

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Bruno Bettelheim was born in Vienna in 1903. He received his doctorate at the University of Vienna and came to America in 1939, after a year in the concentration camps of Dachau and Buchenwald. He was a Distinguished Professor of Education and Professor of both psychology and psychiatry at the University of Chicago. He died in 1990.

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Freud and Man's Soul
An Important Re-Interpretation of Freudian Theory
Written by Bruno Bettelheim


Format: Paperback, 128 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 12, 1983
Price: $13.00

One of the most famous living psychiatrists argues that mistranslation has grossly distorted Freud's work and meaning in English and "led students to see a system intended to cooperate flexibly with individual needs as a set of rigid rules to be applied by external authority.'' Read more >

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Freud's Vienna & Other Essays

Written by Bruno Bettelheim


Format: Trade Paperback, 308 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 2, 1991
Price: $19.00

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Good Enough Parent
A Book on Child Bearing
Written by Bruno Bettelheim


Format: Trade Paperback, 402 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 12, 1988
Price: $17.95

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The Uses of Enchantment
The Meaning and Importance of Fairy Tales
Written by Bruno Bettelheim


Format: eBook, 352 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 22, 2010
Price: $13.99

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The Uses of Enchantment
The Meaning and Importance of Fairy Tales
Written by Bruno Bettelheim


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: May 11, 2010
Price: $17.00

Bruno Bettelheim was one of the great child psychologists of the twentieth century and perhaps none of his books has been more influential than this revelatory study of fairy tales and their universal importance in understanding childhood development.

Analyzing a wide range of traditional stories, from the tales of Sindbad to “The... Read more >
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