Collected Works of Charlotte Wolff

Collected Works of Charlotte Wolff

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Charlotte Wolff (1897-1986) was born in Riesenburg, West Prussia (now Prabuty, Poland) into a middle-class Jewish family. She studied philosophy and then medicine at several German universities, completing her doctorate in Berlin in 1926. Working in various institutions over the next few years, she was also interested in psychotherapy and had a small private medical and psychotherapeutic practice.

In 1933 she was forced to leave Germany because of the Nazi regime, and settled for a few years in Paris. As a German refugee she was unable to practice medicine, so she began her research into the correlation between hand traits and personality. In 1936 she went to London to continue her research work and lived there until her death. An active lesbian from an early age, her later research turned to sexology and her writing on lesbianism and bisexuality were influential early works in the field. This is a great opportunity to rediscover her early work, including her first autobiography.
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Product details

  • Mixed media product
  • 140 x 216 x 76.2mm | 2,440g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138923672
  • 9781138923676

Table of contents

The Human Hand

A Psychology of Gesture

The Hand in Psychological Diagnosis

On the Way to Myself: Communications to a Friend
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