Literature and Psychoanalysis: The Question of Reading Otherwise by Shoshana Felman

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Subjects:

  • Literary studies: general,
  • Psychoanalysis & psychoanalytical theory,
  • Semiotics & Theory,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Education,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / Theory,
  • Psychoanalysis and literature

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Number of Pages512
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Open LibraryOL7869620M
ISBN 10080182754X
ISBN 109780801827549

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Literature and psychoanalysis: the question of reading, otherwise by Felman, Shoshana. Publication date Topics Psychoanalysis and literature, Psychanalyse et littérature, Letterkunde, Psychoanalyse Publisher Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press Pages: At first glance at the title, Literature and Psychoanalysis the Question of Reading: Otherwise, one may think that the book is an attempt to bring literature and psychoanalysis together.

However, in her programmatic introduction, Shoshana Felman warns the reader against the tendency to take one for the other very : Mimita. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 23 cm.

Contents: The practice of readings: psychoanalysis with literature: Lacan, J. Book Description. From Illiteracy to Literature presents innovative material based on research with ‘non-reading’ children and re-examines the complex relationship between psychoanalysis and literature, through the lens of the psychical significance of reading: the forgotten adventure of our coming to reading.

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LITERATURE AND PSYCHOANALYSIS Since the origins of psychoanalysis, the field has displayed a powerful set of connections to literature, one that might even be called a mutual fascination. Literary criticism, primarily in its academic form, has been the major mediator between the two disciplines.

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This chapter explores how literature and psychoanalysis relate. Psychoanalysis, as an instance of critical theory, associates with Marx and Nietzsche in analysing modernity, while Marxism and Nietzschean philosophy both question psychoanalysis.

Jacques Derrida discussed Jacques Lacan's reading of 'The Purloined Letter' in the essay 'Le Facteur de la Vérité'. By keeping the letter on a Author: Jeremy Tambling. Examiner/examined, analyst/analysand, subject/object, sane/mad, science/art: the relationship between psychoanalysis and literature appears to conform to this binary logic, with the first term in.

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Ogden, a literary scholar, proposes that a new form of analytic literary criticism take its place, one that begins from a place of respect for the. Shoshana Felman is an American literary critic and current Woodruff Professor of Comparative Literature and French at Emory was on the faculty of Yale University from towhere in she was awarded the Thomas E.

Donnelly Professorship of French and Comparative Literature. She specializes in 19th and 20th century French literature, psychoanalysis, trauma and Alma mater: University of Grenoble (Ph.D.). How do I apply Psychoanalysis to literature. A Psychoanalytic reading aims to better understand the inner workings of human behaviour by conceptualising meaning from everyday human experiences such as anxieties, trauma, sexuality, repression of the unconscious and dream meanings, as well as the meaning of death.

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Jacques Lacan: Psychoanalysis and the Subject of Literature (Transitions) Jean-Michel Rabate Jean-Michel Rabat. offers a systematic genealogy of Lacan's theory of literature, reconstructing an original doctrine based upon Freudian insights and revitalized through close readings of authors as diverse as Poe, Gide, Shakespeare, Plato, Claudel.

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This book explores ways in which psychoanalytic theory can be put to work in the reading of literary texts. Using concepts such as the unconscious, object relations, desire, abjection, the uncanny, hysteria, the masquerade, and the death drive, it analyzes a broad range of well-known literary texts in different genres--from Sophocles and Shakespeare to Derek Walcott and Jeanette Winterson.

Psychoanalysis worked, instead, to bring patients' repressed memories and wishes to the surface. Doing this, Freud said, would make patients able to work through these memories and wishes.

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