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I came across this book while looking for commentary on Allen Esterson's Seductive Mirage. It's well written and it's obvious that a lot of thought has gone into the essays and... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Anemone Cerridwen
It is hard to imagine why such a scholarly and respected intellectual could write such a weak and simplistic polemic. Unless he lost his good mind he went daffy. Read morePublished on February 17, 2014 by Stan Zuckerman
Crews is a terrific writer, a dogged researcher, and a clear-headed critic. And the criticisms he levels are trenchant in the extreme. Read morePublished on October 31, 2007 by Librum
What is most disturbing about Crews is his intellectual dishonesty in setting up "straw men", especially early ideas of Freud's that Freud himself later modified -- as... Read morePublished on November 9, 1999
Any reader of this interesting volume should also read Crews' early works in literary criticism. It is a highly educating experience to learn the development--or should I say the... Read morePublished on March 11, 1998
Get a copy of one of those pocketbooks with the classic freudian ideas and get a copy of this book and you'll pretty well have all you need to know about psychoanalysis. Read morePublished on January 10, 1998