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Key Papers in Literature and Psychoanalysis

1st Edition

Edited by Paul Williams, Glen O. Gabbard


208 pages

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This book presents several essays from the International Journal of Psychoanalysis that explore overlaps of literary experience and psychoanalytic process, providing the reader with a substantive contribution that reflects the principal concerns of contemporary psychoanalysis.

Table of Contents

Series Preface: The International Journal of Psychoanalysis Key Papers Series -- About the editors -- Foreword -- Italo Svevo and the first psychoanalytic novel -- A father’s abdication -- “The music of what happens” in poetry and psychoanalysis -- From symbols to flesh: the polymorphous destiny of narration -- “It seemed to have to do with something else . . .”: -- Some thoughts on the essence of the tragic -- Negation in Borges’s “The secret miracle”: writing the Shoah -- Killing the angel in the house: creativity, femininity, and aggression

About the Editors

O. Gabbard, Glen

About the Series

The IJPA Key Papers Series

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health