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