Freud and Man's Soul

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Freud and Man's Soul

An Important Re-Interpretation of Freudian Theory

By Bruno Bettelheim

Vintage, Mass Market Paperbound, 9780394710365, 128pp.

Publication Date: December 12, 1983


Argues that mistranslation has distorted Freud's work 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.