Obituary: PROFESSOR PAUL ROAZEN ; Historian of Psychoanalysis Whose 'Subversive' Research Upset Freud's Family and Followers
Schatzman, Morton, The Independent (London, England)
Paul Roazen is a significant figure as a historian of psychoanalysis " a prolific and sometimes controversial author. A key to his career was information he got from interviewing between 1964 and 1967 more than 70 people who had known Sigmund Freud personally. He also interviewed some 40 more who were professionally interested in the history of psychoanalysis or had been part of the early psychoanalytic movement. Among his interviewees were 25 former patients of Freud.
At the time Roazen was doing his political science PhD dissertation on the political thought of Freud. He was the first non- psychoanalyst ever granted access to the library at the …
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Publication information: Article title: Obituary: PROFESSOR PAUL ROAZEN ; Historian of Psychoanalysis Whose 'Subversive' Research Upset Freud's Family and Followers. Contributors: Schatzman, Morton - Author. Newspaper title: The Independent (London, England). Publication date: November 16, 2005. Page number: 62. © 2009 The Independent - London. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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