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Between Feminism and Psychoanalysis

1st Edition

Edited by Teresa Brennan


280 pages

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In this landmark collection of original essays, outstanding feminist critics in Britain, France, and the United States present new perspectives on feminism and psychoanalysis, opening out deadlocked debates. The discussion ranges widely, with contributions from feminists identified with different, often opposed views on psychoanalytic criticism. The contributors reassess the history of Lacanian psychoanalysis and feminism, and explore the significance of its institutional context. They write against the received views on 'French feminism' and essentialism. A remarkable restatement of current positions within psychoanalysis and feminism, the volume as a whole will change the terms of existing debates, and make its arguments and concerns more generally accessible.


`… [a] stimulating insight into recent American criticism …' - Times Literary Supplement

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PSYCHOLOGY / Movements / Psychoanalysis