A Concise Companion to Psychoanalysis, Literature, and Culture
Copyright © 2014 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
Editor(s): Laura Marcus, Ankhi Mukherjee
Published Online: 4 APR 2014 09:03PM EST
Print ISBN: 9781405188609
Online ISBN: 9781118610169
About this Book
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