Individual Author Record
Name: Bruno BettelheimPen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT Non-Fiction Other Born: 1903 in Vienna, Austria-Hungary Sites:
Illinois ConnectionBruno Bettelheim lived and worked in Chicago from 1939 until his retirement in 1973.
Biographical and Professional InformationBettelheim arrived by ship as a refugee in New York City in late 1939 to join his wife Gina, who had already emigrated. He soon moved to Chicago and became a naturalized U.S. citizen in 1944 until 1973. The University of Chicago appointed Bettelheim as a professor of psychology and he taught there from 1944 until his retirement in 1973. was an Austrian-born American child psychologist and writer. He gained an international reputation for his work on Freud, psychoanalysis, and emotionally disturbed children. He took his own life in 1990.
*''Freud and Man's Soul: An Important Re-Interpretation of Freudian Theory'', Vintage, 1983*''A Good Enough Parent : A Book on Child-Rearing'', Vinage, 1988*''The Uses of Enchantment: The Meaning and Importance of Fairy Tales '', Vintage, 2010