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Rank, Otto 1884-1939

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Works: 279 works in 1,072 publications in 6 languages and 18,488 library holdings
Genres: History  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Author of introduction, Redactor, Editor, Adapter, Creator
Classifications: BL313, 150.195
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Beyond psychology by Otto Rank ( Book )
23 editions published between 1941 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Art and artist; creative urge and personality development by Otto Rank ( Book )
27 editions published between 1932 and 1989 in English and German and held by 1,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The double; a psychoanalytic study by Otto Rank ( Book )
21 editions published between 1971 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 923 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alive, fresh, and stimulating, the theme of The Double comprises the issues of identity, narcissism, and the fear of death--actually the core of human existence. Rank's book is primarily a study of the double as it appeared in striking examples in German, French, Russian, English, and American literature from Goethe to Oscar Wilde
The myth of the birth of the hero : a psychological interpretation of mythology by Otto Rank ( Book )
42 editions published between 1914 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The prominent civilized nations, such as the Babylonians, Egyptians, Hebrews, and Hindoos, the inhabitants of Iran and of Persia, the Greeks and the Romans as well as the Teutons and others, all began at an early stage to glorify their heroes, mythical princes and kings, founders of religions, dynasties, empires or cities, in brief their national heroes, in a number of poetic tales and legends. The history of the birth and of the early life of these personalities came to be especially invested with fantastic features, which in different nations even though widely separated by space and entirely independent of each other present a baffling similarity, or in part a literal correspondence. Many investigators have long been impressed with this fact, and one of the chief problems of mythical research still consists in the elucidation of the reason for the extensive analogies in the fundamental outlines of mythical tales, which are rendered still more enigmatical by the unanimity in certain details, and their reappearance in most of the mythical groupings. In this book, we shall first take up the legendary material on which such a psychological interpretation is to be attempted for the first time on a large scale; selecting from the mass of these chiefly biographical hero myths those which are the best known, and some which are especially characteristic. These myths will be given in abbreviated form as far as relevant for this investigation, with statements concerning the provenance. Attention will be called to the most important, constantly recurrent motives by a difference in print"--Introduction. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2007 APA, all rights reserved)
The Don Juan legend by Otto Rank ( Book )
9 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Will therapy and Truth and reality by Otto Rank ( Book )
19 editions published between 1945 and 1972 in English and held by 708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The trauma of birth by Otto Rank ( Book )
26 editions published between 1929 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The myth of the birth of the hero, and other writings by Otto Rank ( Book )
7 editions published between 1932 and 1964 in English and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Psychology and the soul. Seelenglaube und Psychologie by Otto Rank ( Book )
25 editions published between 1950 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In his last years, Otto Rank turned his lifetime of thought and learning toward two of the most difficult topics in human history: religion and the soul. The result was this now-classic work, available in this new, very accessible English translation. Unlike many other intellectuals of the twentieth century, Rank maintains a place for the soul rather than dismissing it as a fantasy. The soul and the beliefs about it, he argues, set forth the foundation for psychology, with its complex analyses of consciousness, self-consciousness, and personality. Rank's commentary is not limited to beliefs about individual souls but includes ideas about group souls, sometimes encompassing nations or generations. Rank suggests that it is in expression of group beliefs that the idea of the soul attains its greatest power
The incest theme in literature and legend : fundamentals of a psychology of literary creation by Otto Rank ( Book )
8 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Psychoanalysis as an art and a science : a symposium ( Book )
8 editions published between 1964 and 1980 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Psychology and the soul : a study of the origin, conceptual evolution, and nature of the soul by Otto Rank ( Book )
7 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In his last years, Otto Rank turned his lifetime of thought and learning toward two of the most difficult topics in human history: religion and the soul. The result was this now classic work, available in this new, very accessible English translation. Unlike many other intellectuals of the 20th century, Rank maintains a place for the soul rather than dismissing it as a fantasy. The soul and the beliefs about it, he argues, set forth the foundation for psychology, with its complex analyses of consciousness, self-consciousness, and personality. Rank's commentary is not limited to beliefs about individual souls but includes ideas about group souls, sometimes encompassing nations or generations. Rank suggests that it is in the expression of group beliefs that the ideas of the soul attain its greatest power. (Midwest)
The significance of psychoanalysis for the mental sciences by Otto Rank ( Book )
40 editions published between 1913 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The development of psycho-analysis by Sándor Ferenczi ( Book )
23 editions published between 1925 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book offers an opportunity for practicing analysts to see the development of analytic technique and the special angles of two of its most successful practitioners. The book was written in the summer of 1922, somewhat modified and altered by the events of the International Psycho-analytical Congress, held in Berlin in September of that year, and completed in 1923. The authors apologize for some of the deficiencies of structure on account of this history of its origin. The critical part of the work was originally written by Dr. Ferenczi, the didactic chapter "The Analytical Situation" by Dr. Rank and the work then jointly revised. As will be seen from the above, the book is intended primarily for practicing analysts and will appeal only to serious students of psycho-analysis. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2005 APA, all rights reserved)
Modern education; a critique of its fundamental ideas by Otto Rank ( Book )
6 editions published between 1932 and 1968 in English and German and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The myth of the birth of the hero : a psychological exploration of myth by Otto Rank ( Book )
4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Truth and reality by Otto Rank ( Book )
6 editions published in 1978 in English and German and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Die Traumdeutung by Sigmund Freud ( Book )
22 editions published between 1914 and 1945 in German and Undetermined and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Don juan et le double by Otto Rank ( Book )
24 editions published between 1932 and 2005 in French and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Illustre les effets de sens de la littérature dans le champ psychanalytique. Le double étudie, à partir de la littérature ("Dr Jekyll et Mr Hyde"
Das Inzest-Motiv in Dichtung und Sage; Grundzüge einer Psychologie des dichterischen Schaffens by Otto Rank ( Book )
26 editions published between 1912 and 2009 in German and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Rank, Oto 1884-1939
Rosenfeld, Otto, 1884-1939
Ранк, Отто, 1884-1939
ランク, オットー
Languages
English (306)
German (80)
French (25)
Italian (5)
Multiple languages (1)
Dutch (1)
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