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  • The Nasty Woman and The Neo Femme Fatale in Contemporary Cinema

    1st Edition

    By Agnieszka Piotrowska

    The Nasty Woman and the Neo Femme Fatale in Contemporary Cinema puts forward the theoretical notion of the ‘nasty woman’ as a means of examining female protagonists in contemporary culture and cinema, particularly films directed by women. The phrase is taken from an insult thrown at Hillary Clinton…

    Hardback – 2018-11-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Feminism and Film

  • Psychoanalysis and Hidden Narrative in Film

    Reading the Symptom, 1st Edition

    By Trevor C. Pederson

    Psychoanalysis and Hidden Narrative in Film proposes a way of constructing hidden psychological narratives of popular film and novels. Instead of offering interpretations of classic films, Trevor C. Pederson recognizes that the psychoanalytic tradition began with making sense of the seemingly…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Virtual Intimacy and Communication in Film

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrea Sabbadini, Ilany Kogan, Paola Golinelli

    Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Virtual Intimacy and Communication in Film brings together a group of psychoanalysts to explore, through film, the new forms of communication, mainly the internet, that enter more and more frequently into the affective lives of people, their intimacy and even the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-22
    Routledge
    The International Psychoanalytical Association Psychoanalytic Ideas and Applications Series

  • Cinematic Reflections on The Legacy of the Holocaust

    Psychoanalytic Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Diana Diamond, Bruce Sklarew

    An international group of psychoanalysts and film scholars address the enduring emotional legacy of the Holocaust in Cinematic Reflections on the Legacy of the Holocaust: Psychoanalytic Perspectives. Particular focus is given to how second and third generation survivors have explored and confronted…

    Paperback – 2018-08-07
    Routledge
    Psychoanalytic Inquiry Book Series

  • Wilfred Bion, Thinking, and Emotional Experience with Moving Images

    Being Embedded, 1st Edition

    By Kelli Fuery

    Wilfred Bion’s theories of dreaming, of the analytic situation, of reality and everyday life, and even of the contact between the body and the mind offer very different, and highly fruitful, perspectives on lived experience. Yet very little of his work has entered the field of visual culture,…

    Paperback – 2018-07-02
    Routledge

  • Collective Trauma and the Psychology of Secrets in Transnational Film

    1st Edition

    By Deborah Lynn Porter

    Collective Trauma and the Psychology of Secrets in Transnational Film advances a methodological line of inquiry based on a fresh insight into the ways in which cinematic meaning is generated and can be ascertained. Premised on a critical reading strategy informed by a metapsychology of secrets, the…

    Hardback – 2018-02-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Hamlet on the Couch

    What Shakespeare Taught Freud, 1st Edition

    By James E. Groves

    Hamlet on the Couch weaves a close reading of Shakespeare’s Hamlet with a large variety of contemporary psychoanalytic and psychological theory, looking at the interplay of ideas between the two. Hamlet can be read almost as a psychoanalytic case study and be used to understand and illustrate a…

    Paperback – 2017-10-24
    Routledge

  • Gesture and Film

    Signalling New Critical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nicholas Chare, Liz Watkins

    Gesture has held a crucial role in cinema since its inception. In the absence of spoken words, early cinema frequently exploited the communicative potential of the gestures of actors. As this book demonstrates, gesture has continued to assume immense importance in film to the present day. This…

    Hardback – 2017-05-23
    Routledge

  • Bion in Film Theory and Analysis

    The Retreat in Film, 1st Edition

    By Carla Ambrósio Garcia

    In Bion in Film Theory and Analysis: The Retreat in Film, Carla Ambrósio Garcia introduces the rich potential of the thinking of British psychoanalyst Wilfred Bion for film theory. By so doing, she rethinks the space of the cinema as a space of retreat, and brings new insights into the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23
    Routledge

  • Video and Filmmaking as Psychotherapy

    Research and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joshua L. Cohen, J. Lauren Johnson, Penny Orr

    While film and video has long been used within psychological practice, researchers and practitioners have only just begun to explore the benefits of film and video production as therapy. This volume describes a burgeoning area of psychotherapy which employs the art of filmmaking and digital…

    Paperback – 2016-11-18
    Routledge
    Advances in Mental Health Research

  • Black and White

    Cinema, politics and the arts in Zimbabwe, 1st Edition

    By Agnieszka Piotrowska

    In Black and White Agnieszka Piotrowska presents a unique insight into the contemporary arts scene in Zimbabwe – an area that has received very limited coverage in research and the media. The book combines theory with literature, film, politics and culture and takes a psychosocial and…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
    Routledge

  • Talking about Evil

    Psychoanalytic, Social, and Cultural Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rina Lazar

    How can we talk about evil? How can we make sense of its presence all around us? How can we come to terms with the sad fact that our involvement in doing or enabling evil is an interminable aspect of our lives in the world? This book is an attempt to engage these questions in a new way. Written…

    Paperback – 2016-10-05
    Routledge
    Relational Perspectives Book Series

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