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A Concise Companion to Psychoanalysis, Literature and Culture free pdf This concise companion explores the history of psychoanalytic theory and its impact on contemporary literary criticism by tracing its movement across disciplinary and cultural boundaries. * Contains original essays by leading scholars, using a wide range of cultural and historical approaches * Discusses key concepts in psychoanalysis, such as the role of dreaming, psychosexuality, the unconscious, and the figure of the double, while considering questions of gender, race, asylum and international law, queer theory, time, and memory * Spans the fields of psychoanalysis, literature, cultural theory, feminist and gender studies, translation studies, and film. * Provides a timely and pertinent assessment of current psychoanalytic methods while also sketching out future directions for theory and interpretation

About Laura Marcus

Laura Marcus is Goldsmiths Professor of EnglishLiterature at the University of Oxford. She was previously RegiusProfessor of Rhetoric and Literature at the University ofEdinburgh. Her research and teaching interests are in nineteenth-,twentieth-, and twenty-first century literature and culture, withparticular focus on modernism, Virginia Woolf and Bloomsburyculture, life writing, literature and film, the history ofpsychoanalysis, and contemporary fiction. She is the author ofseveral books, including The Tenth Muse: Writing about Cinema inthe Modernist Period (2007) and the forthcoming books Dreamsof Modernity: Literature, Psychoanalysis, Cinema (2014) andAutobiography: A Very Short Introduction (2014).

Ankhi Mukherjee is Associate Professor of English atthe University of Oxford. She was previously a British AcademyPostdoctoral Research Fellow at the Faculty of English. Herresearch interests include nineteenth-, twentieth-, andtwenty-first century British, Anglophone, and world literatures,with particular focus on critical and cultural theory, intellectualhistory, the novel, postcolonial studies, and psychoanalysis. Sheis the author of What is a Classic? Postcolonial Rewriting andInvention of the Canon (2013) and Aesthetic Hysteria: TheGreat Neurosis in Victorian Melodrama and Contemporary Fiction(2007).


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Author : Laura Marcus
Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley
Data Published : 30 May 2014
ISBN : 140518860X
EAN : 9781405188609
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 450 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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