Leo Abse

Leo Abse (1917 - 2008) was a lawyer and writer. He attended the London School of Economics and acquired a reputation for his independence of spirit. He was a senior figure within the Labour Party and was a Member of Parliament over nearly 30 years. After his retirement he wrote several political books whose main topics are revealed and explained through a psychoanalytic viewpoint.

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The Bi-sexuality of Daniel Defoe: A Psychoanalytic Survey of the Man and His Works

The Bi-sexuality of Daniel Defoe: A Psychoanalytic Survey of the Man and His Works

by Leo Abse

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Daniel Defoe (1660-1731) is known to many only by his first novel, "Robinson Crusoe", astonishingly written as he approached his sixtieth year. Acknowledged as the first of English novelists, he has... (more)

Old Testament Stories with a Freudian Twist

Old Testament Stories with a Freudian Twist

by Leo Abse

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This collection of Leo Abse's last essays are writings that he was working on from 2006 up to and during his final illness. They take as their starting point stories from the Old Testament. For Abse,... (more)

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