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Erich Fromm
Erich Seligmann Fromm (German: [fʀɔm]; March 23, 1900 – March 18, 1980) was a German social psychologist, psychoanalyst, sociologist, humanistic philosopher, and democratic socialist. He was associated with the Frankfurt School of critical theory. Bio from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Photo... show more



Erich Seligmann Fromm (German: [fʀɔm]; March 23, 1900 – March 18, 1980) was a German social psychologist, psychoanalyst, sociologist, humanistic philosopher, and democratic socialist. He was associated with the Frankfurt School of critical theory. Bio from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Photo by Arturo Espinosa [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons.

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Birth date: March 23, 1900
Died: March 18, 1980
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Aren's Library
Aren's Library rated it 9 months ago
So I'm on a mission to read several dystopians before I get sick of it like I did with the vampires. This one while as disturbing as Brave New World, and seems to be relevant for the 2017-2021 years at the moment, I didn't enjoy it like I did with Brave New World. That being said it is a bit more ...
Skulls and Coffee
Skulls and Coffee rated it 11 months ago
I finally got "1984" finished. I had started this last year and spent the summer ignoring this one. Turns out that last summer was the calm before the storm and was probably not the best time to be reading anything. Which explains why I've become so hooked on fan fiction. One of the best quotes from...
Words, Words, Words
Words, Words, Words rated it 1 year ago
Is it bad that I had low expectations for this book? I do really love George Orwell's writing, and to be fair it exceeded them easily. I had the same question going into Brave New World: school's teach these just a year or two after you are reading YA dystopias and everyone conscripts them to make p...
juniper green
juniper green rated it 2 years ago
Probably the most boring of the "must-read" dystopias.A "must-read" nonetheless.
for the record
for the record rated it 2 years ago
I read this book as the first book in our recently established bookclub. Obviously there's no denying the genius of the book. Written in 1948, the imagined world of 1984 is in some ways so close to 2015 it's scary. The book seemed divided into parts, even though there wasn't an actual division...
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