Pen Name: None
Genres: Non-Fiction, Other;
Born: 1903 in Vienna, Austria-Hungary
Deceased: 1990 in Silver Spring, Maryland
Bruno Bettelheim lived and worked in Chicago from 1939 until his retirement in 1973.
Biographical and Professional Information
Bettelheim arrived by ship as a refugee in New York City in late 1939 to join his wife Gina, who had already emigrated. He soon moved to Chicago and became a naturalized U.S. citizen in 1944 until 1973. The University of Chicago appointed Bettelheim as a professor of psychology and he taught there from 1944 until his retirement in 1973. was an Austrian-born American child psychologist and writer. He gained an international reputation for his work on Freud, psychoanalysis, and emotionally disturbed children. He took his own life in 1990.
- Freud and Man's Soul: An Important Re-Interpretation of Freudian Theory, Vintage, 1983
- A Good Enough Parent : A Book on Child-Rearing, Vinage, 1988
- The Uses of Enchantment: The Meaning and Importance of Fairy Tales , Vintage, 2010
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The Uses of Enchantment: The Meaning and Importance of Fairy Tales
Release Date: 2010-05-11
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