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Daniel Bristow

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Writer and poet working in the fields of literature and psychoanalysis.

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    Literature
    James Joyce
    Psychoanalysis
    Sigmund Freud
    Jacques Lacan
    Slavoj Žižek

Books

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Articles

The Palgrave Handbook of Literature and the City

'Dublin'


Published: Oct 23, 2016 by The Palgrave Handbook of Literature and the City
Authors: Dan Bristow
Subjects: Geography , Literature

An essay detailing Dublin's literary history and taking Joyce's Ulysses as its centre of gravity. It traces developments from the city of Dublin and country of Ireland's early myths and legends to the taut political writing that surrounded the 1916 Easter Rising and beyond.

The Palgrave Handbook of Literature and the City

'Lisbon: What the Tourist Should Read'


Published: Oct 23, 2016 by The Palgrave Handbook of Literature and the City
Authors: Dan Bristow
Subjects: Geography , Literature

A tour of literary Lisbon with Fernando Pessoa as guide. This essay gives an overview of Lisbon's literary heritage, from the Age of Discoveries, as told of in Luís Vaz de Camões' Lusiads, through the great earthquake that shook the city to its core, to the heteronymy of Pessoa and the modern poetry spawned in his wake.

The Letter: Irish Journal of Lacanian Psychoanalysis

'On a University Discourse that Might not be Joycean'


Published: Jun 03, 2016 by The Letter: Irish Journal of Lacanian Psychoanalysis
Authors: Daniel C. Bristow
Subjects: Literature, Psychological Science

A paper situating Lacan's seventeenth Seminar in relation to certain other moments in the later Lacan, as well as to work that his work at that time has spawned, and in relation to occasional points in the oeuvre of Jacques Derrida, and James Joyce, the subject of Lacan’s twenty-third Seminar, whose work goes to unsettle the notion of university discourse in interesting ways, acting perhaps even at points as its constitutive exception.

Notes & Queries

'Does Clarissa Explain It All? Interplays Between Richardson and Kant'


Published: Jan 10, 2016 by Notes & Queries
Authors: Daniel Bristow
Subjects: Literature, Philosophy

A short essay detailing the influences of Samuel Richardson's literature – in particular the great novel Clarissa – on the moral philosophy of Immanuel Kant.

The Žižek Dictionary

'Unconscious'


Published: Nov 28, 2013 by The Žižek Dictionary
Authors: Daniel Bristow
Subjects: Psychological Science, Philosophy

This entry on the Unconscious comprises a short essay tracing Slavoj Žižek's notion of the unconscious through the thinking of G. W. F. Hegel, Sigmund Freud and Jacques Lacan.

Life Writing

'New Spellings: Auto-orthographies in Zami and Vanity of Duluoz'


Published: Jul 16, 2013 by Life Writing
Authors: Daniel Bristow
Subjects: Literature

Concentrating on the fixation with names and the processes of naming and renaming in Audre Lorde’s Zami: A New Spelling of My Name (1982) and Jack Kerouac’s Vanity of Duluoz: An Adventurous Education, 1935-1946 (1968), this article investigates the inner workings of these processes – and the creative, emancipative and regenerative possibilities that arise from them (in terms of both text and the ‘empirical world’) – in the context of ‘auto-orthography’.

Notes & Queries

'Following the riverrun: Finnegans Wake's First Word'


Published: Apr 16, 2013 by Notes & Queries
Authors: D. C. Bristow
Subjects: Literature, Psychological Science

A short essay tracing a possible derivation of 'riverrun'—the first word of James Joyce's Finnegans Wake—to a footnote in Freud's Psychopathology of Everyday Life, which deals with a slip of the tongue between the words 'ruinieren' (ruin) and 'urinieren' (urinate).