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Otto Rank (1188)

Humanistic, philosophical and theoretical, psychoanalysis, psychology and the arts, psychotherapy
1884, Vienna, Austria
1939, New York City, USA
Short Biography
Otto Rank (/rɑːŋk/; German: [ʀaŋk]; April 22, 1884 – October 31, 1939) was an Austrian psychoanalyst, writer, and teacher. Born in Vienna as Otto Rosenfeld, he was one of Sigmund Freud's closest colleagues for 20 years, a prolific writer on ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
  • PhD University of Vienna, 1912
Appointments & Honors
  • Secretary, Vienna Psychoanalytic Society, 1906-18
  • Co-Editor, Imago, 1912-26, Internationale Zeitschrift Fur Psychoanalyse, c.1912-25
  • Managing Director, Internationaler Psychoanalytischer Verlag, 1919-c.26.
Principal Publications
  • 1914 The Myth of the Birth of the Hero. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease Publishing Co.
  • 1929 The Trauma of Birth. Routledge.
  • 1932 Art and Artist. Knopf.
  • 1936 Will Therapy, and Truth and Reality. Knopf.
  • 1975 The Don Juan Legend. Trans. and ed. with intro. by David G. Winter. Princeton University Press.