The Psychology of Love

The Psychology of Love


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$12.99
 
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  • Ebook
  • ISBN 9781101641477
  • 368 Pages
  • Penguin Classics
  • Adult

Overview

Freud’s landmark writings on love and sexuality, including the famous case study of Dora newly translated and in one volume for the first time

This original collection brings together the most important writings on the psychology of love by one of the great thinkers of the twentieth century. Sigmund Freud’s discussions of the ways in which sexuality is always psychosexuality that there is no sexuality without fantasy have changed social, cultural, and intellectual attitudes toward erotic life. Among the influential pieces included here are “On Female Sexuality,” “The Taboo of Virginity,” “A Child Is Being Beaten,” and the widely cited case history of the eighteen-year-old Dora, making The Psychology of Love essential reading for anyone who wants to understand Freud’s tremendous legacy.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.


From the Trade Paperback edition.

Praise

Penguin should be congratulated on this innovative and timely project. (The Observer, London)
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