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Man's search for meaning

Author: Viktor E Frankl
Publisher: New York : Washington Square Press/Pocket Books, 1985. ©1984
Series: Pocket book
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Revised and updatedView all editions and formats
This author's memoir has riveted generations of readers with its descriptions of life in Nazi death camps and its lessons for spiritual survival. Between 1942 and 1945 he labored in four different camps, including Auschwitz, while his parents, brother, and pregnant wife perished. Based on his own experience and the experiences of those he treated in his practice, he argues that we cannot avoid suffering but we can  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Personal narratives
Named Person: Viktor E Frankl; Viktor E Frankl
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Viktor E Frankl
ISBN: 0671023373 9780671023379 067166736X 9780671667368 9780671834654 0671834657 0671646702 9780671646707
OCLC Number: 14407595
Language Note: Translation of Psycholog erlebt das Konzentrationslager.
Notes: Originally published by Beacon Press in 1959.
Description: 221 pages ; 18 cm.
Contents: 1. Experiences in a concentration camp ---
2. Logotherapy in a nutshell ---
3. Postscript 1984. The case for a tragic optimism.
Series Title: Pocket book
Other Titles: Psycholog erlebt das Konzentrationslager.
Responsibility: Viktor E. Frankl.


An account of the author's life amid the horrors of the Nazi death camps and the formulation of his theory of logotherapy. Logotherapy, the author's own version of existential analysis, stresses  Read more...


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