Psychoanalysis and the Image: Transdisciplinary Perspectives

Psychoanalysis and the Image: Transdisciplinary Perspectives

Author(s): Griselda Pollock

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

Print ISBN: 9781405134606

Online ISBN: 9780470691007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470691007

About this Book

Psychoanalysis and the Image brings together an influential team of international scholars who demonstrate innovative ways to apply psychoanalytical resources in the study of international modern art and visual representation.


  • Examines psychoanalytic concepts, values, debates and controversies that have been hallmarks of visual representation in the modern and contemporary periods
  • Covers topics including melancholia, sex, and pathology to the body, and parent-child relations
  • Advances theoretical debates in art history while offering substantive analyses of significant bodies of twentieth century art
  • Edited by internationally renowned art historian Griselda Pollock.

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