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Review of Adam Phillips, Becoming Freud: The Making of a Psychoanalyst

Michael Roth | Posted 08.29.2014 | College
Michael Roth

Phillips does tell us that, as a young child in the 1860s, Sigmund regularly found himself displaced by the birth of new siblings -- six in seven years. As newlyweds in the 1880s, Freud and his wife practically repeated this history, welcoming new children -- six in eight years.