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  • A Reader's Guide to Contemporary Literary Theory

    6th Edition

    By Raman Selden, Peter Widdowson, Peter Brooker

    A Reader’s Guide to Contemporary Literary Theory is a classic introduction to the complex yet crucial area of literary theory. This book is known for its clear, accessible style and its thorough, logical approach, guiding the reader through the essentials of literary theory. It includes two new…

    Paperback – 2016-12-16 

  • Letters to a Young Psychoanalyst

    Lessons on Psyche, Human Existence, and Psychoanalysis

    By Heitor O’Dwyer de Macedo

    Written in the form of letters from an experienced analyst to a young colleague, Letters to a Young Psychoanalyst expands the psychoanalytic frame to include South American, French, and British theory, and examine a wide variety of theoretical and clinical topics. Letters to a Young Psychoanalyst…

    Paperback – 2016-09-20

  • Lacan's Return to Antiquity

    Between nature and the gods

    By Oliver Harris

    Lacan’s Return to Antiquity is the first book devoted to the role of classical antiquity in Lacan’s work. Oliver Harris poses a question familiar from studies of Freud: what are Ancient Greece and Rome doing in a twentieth-century theory of psychology? In Lacan’s case, the issue has an additional…

    Paperback – 2016-08-16

  • The Muse

    Psychoanalytic Explorations of Creative Inspiration

    Edited by Adele Tutter

    Psychoanalysts have long been fascinated with creative artists, but have paid far less attention to the men and women who motivate, stimulate, and captivate them. The Muse counters this trend with nine original contributions from distinguished psychoanalysts, art historians, and literary…

    Paperback – 2016-08-15
    Psychoanalytic Inquiry Book Series

  • Remembering Dionysus

    Revisioning psychology and literature in C.G. Jung and James Hillman

    By Susan Rowland

    Dionysus, god of dismemberment and sponsor of the lost or abandoned feminine, originates both Jungian psychology and literature in Remembering Dionysus. Characterized by spontaneity, fluid boundaries, sexuality, embodiment, wild nature, ecstasy and chaos, Dionysus is invoked in the writing of C. G.…

    Paperback – 2016-08-08

  • Routledge Revivals: The Progress of Romance (1986)

    The Politics of Popular Fiction

    Edited by Jean Radford

    First published in 1986, the aim of this book is to present some of the changing thinking on popular writing to a wider audience in view of the enormous growth of mass culture after the war, but also to offer a historical perspective on a specific form of popular fiction: the romance. The essays…

    Hardback – 2016-08-08
    Routledge Revivals: History Workshop Series

  • Hegel and Psychoanalysis

    A New Interpretation of "Phenomenology of Spirit"

    By Molly Macdonald

    Both Hegel's philosophy and psychoanalytic theory have profoundly influenced contemporary thought, but they are traditionally seen to work in separate rather than intersecting universes. This book offers a new interpretation of Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit and brings it into conversation the…

    Paperback – 2016-07-27
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Philosophy

  • Joyce and Lacan

    Reading, Writing, and Psychoanalysis

    By Daniel Bristow

    What happens when the intellectual giant of twentieth-century literature, James Joyce, is made an object of consideration and cause of desire by the intellectual giant of modern psychoanalysis, Jacques Lacan? This is what Joyce and Lacan explores, in the three closely interrelated areas of…

    Hardback – 2016-07-21

  • The Renaissance and the Postmodern

    A Study in Comparative Critical Values

    By Thomas L Martin, Duke Pesta

    The Renaissance and the Postmodern reconsiders postmodern readings of Renaissance texts by engaging in a dialectics the authors call comparative critical values. Rather than concede the contemporary hierarchy of theory over literature, the book takes the novel approach of consulting major…

    Hardback – 2016-05-16
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

  • Discourse in Psychoanalysis and Literature (Routledge Revivals)

    By Shlomith Rimmon-Kenan

    The essays in this collection, first published in 1987, represent a collective attempt to listen with the third ear to the underhand ways the unspoken has of speaking, and to speak of these ways. By focusing on ‘discourse’ the volume is distinguished from traditional literature by its emphasis on…

    Paperback – 2016-04-07
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Nightingale and the Hawk

    A Psychological Study of Keats' Ode

    By Katharine M. Wilson

    This book is the result of investiging whether Ode to a Nightingale could be interpreted as the record of an actual song that moved Keats so deeply as to involve, in Jung’s terms, an experience of the Self. . It is in effect a biographical study of one aspect of Keats’ life of the imagination. It…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28
    Routledge Library Editions: Keats

  • The Therapeutic Imagination

    Using literature to deepen psychodynamic understanding and enhance empathy

    By Jeremy Holmes

    Use of the imagination is a key aspect of successful psychotherapeutic treatments. Psychotherapy helps clients get in touch with, awaken, and learn to trust their creative inner life, while therapists use their imaginations to mentalise the suffering other and to trace the unconscious stirrings…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21

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