Uncovering Lives: The Uneasy Alliance of Biography and Psychology
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Chapter 11 entitled Nabokv contra Freud.
[In this book, Alan Elms] makes a strong case for the value of psychobiography, arguing in large part from example. Most of the book features [the author's] own fascinating case studies of over a dozen prominent figures. . . . Along the way, Elms provides much insight into how psychobiography is written. Finally, he proposes clear guidelines for judging high quality work, and offers practical tips for anyone interested in writing in this genre.