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Spence, D.P. (1989). Narrative Appeal Vs. Historical Validity. Contemp. Psychoanal., 25:517-523.

(1989). Contemporary Psychoanalysis, 25:517-523

Narrative Appeal Vs. Historical Validity

Donald P. Spence, Ph.D.

IT IS NO NEWS TO TELL YOU that Freud was a superb story-teller, a master of rhetoric with a Jamesian command of the narrative voice. Each of his case histories shows a classical combination of irony, dogmatism, understatement, and dazzling interpretation, and the whole is often greater than the sum of its parts.

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