Oliver Louis Zangwill. 29 October 1913 – 12 October 1987

  title={Oliver Louis Zangwill. 29 October 1913 – 12 October 1987},
  author={RICHARD L. Gregory},
  journal={Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society},
  pages={515 - 524}
  • R. Gregory
  • Published 2001
  • Psychology
  • Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society
Oliver Zangwill was the Disraeli of psychology. He came from a distinguished, unusually interesting family, and was literary with sophisticated political skills. Oliver's father was the influential novelist and dramatist Israel Zangwill (1864–1926), whose writings include Children of the ghetto and The master. Evidently a formidable character, Oliver confessed to me that his father was the only person in his life that he had truly feared. Oliver was 12 when his father died. His mother, born… Expand
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