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: When Nietzsche Wept: A Novel of Obsession (): Irvin D. Yalom: Books. When Nietzsche Wept by Irvin D. Yalom, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Freud’s mentor, Josef Breuer, attempts to cure Friedrich Nietzsche of suicidal despair in the clinics, cemeteries, and coffeehouses of.

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Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of The theatre play has received positive reviews in general, flattering the work of the actors and actresses. When he agrees to treat Nietzsche with his experimental “talking cure,” Breuer never expects that he too will find solace in their sessions. Perhaps to live now, so that at fifty I won’t look back upon my forties with regret.

Only through facing his own inner demons can the gifted healer begin to help his patient. Review quote “An intelligent, carefully researched, richly imagined novel.


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The plot develops into a therapy where Breuer needs to have his soul treated, i. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide.

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Sex at Dawn Christopher Ryan. Book ratings by Goodreads. Otherwise, you end up at forty feeling you haven’t really lived. You will find that no one has ever done anything wholly for others. Still, he welcomed them: It is wrong also to seek immortality by spewing one’s germ into idvin future as though sperm contains your consciousness!

An example of those details is that the female characters of the play wear colorful dresses, while the male characters wear black or grey suits; that is because the play tries to represent its reality from the niehzsche of view of the intellectual men of that period. Just as you were about to step on it, Irvln asked you “Do you want to cross the footbridge to me? Looking for beautiful books? Yalom, acclaimed author of The Schopenhauer Cure and Love’s Executioner, the international bestseller When Nietzsche Wept is a richly imagined tale of two brilliant and enigmatic men plumbing the depths of their psyches to discover the redemptive power of friendship.

There is also a theatre play based on the novel, adapted by Luciano Cazaux. Cursed with nightmares, insomnia, and obsessive sexual fantasies of his former patient, Anna O. And the unheeded voice of your conscience will cry out to you forever.

And our greatest challenge is to live in spite of that burden.

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The play reflects the intellectual and philosophical atmosphere of the novel, almost dreamlike sometimes. Art of Loving Erich Fromm.

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Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. The novel is a review of the history of the philosophy and psychoanalysis and some of the main personalities of the last decades of the 19th century, and revolves around the topic of ” limerence “. Your task as a parent is to produce not another self, another Josef, but something higher. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.

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Please provide an email address. Josef Breuer, one of the founding fathers of psychoanalysis, is at the height of his career.

This page was last edited on 26 Januaryat Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts. Because the poverty-ridden, unknown philosopher is too proud to accept spiritual help from anyone, Breuer must somehow cure the younger man without his knowledge–but the physician welcomes the challenge, and soon solves it by posing as the patient himself and begging Nietzsche’s help in relieving his own existential pain.

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