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Young-Bruehl, Elisabeth

Works: 44 works in 279 publications in 10 languages and 13,658 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Case studies  Bibliography 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: JC251.A74, B
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Elisabeth Young-Bruehl
Anna Freud : a biography by Elisabeth Young-Bruehl( Book )
42 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in 7 languages and held by 2,723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The life and career of the founder of child psychoanalysis. In particular, the author looks at Anna's relationship with her father, Sigmund Freud
Hannah Arendt, for love of the world by Elisabeth Young-Bruehl( Book )
72 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 10 languages and held by 2,344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This biography of one of the foremost political philosophers of the twentieth century is here reissued in a trade paperback edition for a new generation of readers. In a new Preface the author offers an account of writings by and about Arendt that have appeared since the book's 1982 publication, providing a reassessment of her subject's life and achievement."--BOOK JACKET
Why Arendt matters by Elisabeth Young-Bruehl( )
22 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Upon publication of her 'field manual', "The Origins of Totalitarianism", in 1951, Hannah Arendt immediately gained recognition as a major political analyst. Over the next twenty-five years, she wrote ten more books and developed a set of ideas that profoundly influenced the way America and Europe addressed the central questions and dilemmas of World War II. In this concise book, Elisabeth Young-Bruehl introduces her mentor's work to twenty-first century readers. Arendt's ideas, as much today as in her own lifetime, illuminate those issues that perplex us such as totalitarianism, terrorism, globalization, war, and 'radical evil'. Elisabeth Young-Bruehl, who was Arendt's doctoral student in the early 1970s and who wrote the definitive biography of her mentor in 1982, now revisits Arendt's major works and seminal ideas. Young-Bruehl considers what Arendt's analysis of the totalitarianism of Nazi Germany and the Stalinist Soviet Union can teach us about our own times, and how her revolutionary understanding of political action is connected to forgiveness and making promises for the future. The author also discusses "The Life of the Mind", Arendt's unfinished meditation on how to think about thinking. Placed in the context of today's political landscape, Arendt's ideas take on a new immediacy and importance. They require our attention, Young-Bruehl shows, and continue to bring fresh truths to light
The anatomy of prejudices by Elisabeth Young-Bruehl( Book )
18 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and Japanese and held by 1,279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Among the many forms of prejudice, Young-Bruehl pays particular attention to four - antisemitism, racism, sexism, and homophobia - which she exposes in their distinctiveness and their similarities
Freud on women : a reader by Sigmund Freud( Book )
12 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and held by 1,072 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This collection contains Freud's most significant statements on women, taken from letters as well as published work, presenting an accessible view of his own struggle for understanding and coherence. The author untangles the arguments relating to his ideas on women and broader theory." - - Provided by publisher
Childism : confronting prejudice against children by Elisabeth Young-Bruehl( Book )
10 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The author exposes American society's prejudice against its children--from corporal punishment and an uncaring foster care system to the pressure placed on children to support one parent or another in a divorce--and the harm it causes them
Freedom and Karl Jaspers's philosophy by Elisabeth Young-Bruehl( Book )
14 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cherishment : a psychology of the heart by Elisabeth Young-Bruehl( Book )
4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The clinic and the context historical essays by Elisabeth Young-Bruehl( )
10 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book comprises a collection of the distinguished psychoanalyst Elisabeth Young-Bruehl 's papers ranging from 'Psychoanalysis and Social Democracy', 'Civilization and its Dream of Contentment', 'Reflections on Women and Psychoanalysis' and 'Psychobiography and Character Study'. Each essay is of value in its own right, and the collection together will be found to make an important contribution to our understanding of the history of psychoanalysis
Subject to biography : psychoanalysis, feminism, and writing women's lives by Elisabeth Young-Bruehl( Book )
5 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elisabeth Young-Bruehl illuminates the psychological and intellectual demands writing biography makes on the biographer and explores the complex and frequently conflicted relationship between feminism and psychoanalysis. She considers what remains valuable in Sigmund Freud's work, and what areas - theory of character, for instance - must be rethought to be useful for current psychoanalytic work, for feminist studies, and for social theory. Psychoanalytic theory used for biography, she argues, can yield insights for psychoanalysis itself, particularly in the understanding of creativity
Mind and the body politic by Elisabeth Young-Bruehl( Book )
12 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Global cultures : a transnational short fiction reader ( Book )
3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vigil : a novel by Elisabeth Young-Bruehl( Book )
4 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Where do we fall when we fall in love? by Elisabeth Young-Bruehl( Book )
5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In these writings, many of them published for the first time in this volume, the author reconceptualizes psychoanalytical theory of instinctual drives and object relations. Among a wide range of issues, she considers sexual identity and gender theory along with character theory. These essays continue the investigation of love that she began with her previous coauthored book, Cherishment: A Psychology of the Heart."--BOOK JACKET
Creative characters by Elisabeth Young-Bruehl( Book )
5 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
What Freud really said by David Stafford-Clark( Book )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An introduction to Freud's basic ideas and theories, with examples taken from his writings
Conor Cruise O'Brien : an appraisal by Elisabeth Young-Bruehl( Book )
3 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Anna Freud by Elisabeth Young-Bruehl( Book )
3 editions published in 1995 in German and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mittelpunkt der Biographie von Anna Freud, die von der Kindheit bis zur Emigration 1940 nach London reicht, ist die Niederschrift Anna Freuds über die eigene Analyse bei Sigmund Freud
Anna Freud : eine Biographie by Elisabeth Young-Bruehl( Book )
3 editions published in 1995 in German and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Die Wiener Jahre by Elisabeth Young-Bruehl( Book )
1 edition published in 1995 in German and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Bruehl, Elisabeth 1946-2011
Bruehl Elisabeth Young-
Bruehl, Elisabeth Young- 1946-
Bruehl, Elisabeth Young- 1946-2011
Young-Bruehl, Elisabeth 1946-2011
Young, Elisabeth Bulkley
יאנג־ברוהל, אליזבת 1946-2011
ヤング=ブルーエル, エリザベス
English (167)
German (24)
French (15)
Italian (11)
Spanish (9)
Japanese (6)
Dutch (5)
Turkish (2)
Portuguese (2)
Chinese (1)