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  • Shame and Modern Writing

    Edited by Barry Sheils, Julie Walsh

    Shame and Modern Writing seeks to uncover the presence of shame in and across a vast array of modern writing modalities. This interdisciplinary volume includes essays from distinguished and emergent scholars in the Humanities and Social Sciences, and shorter practice-based reflections from poets…

    Hardback – 2018-01-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Emotions of Menace and Enchantment

    Disgust, Horror, Awe, and Fascination

    By Susan Beth Miller

    Emotions of Menace and Enchantment examines four pivotal human emotions. It explores what defines these emotions, how they interact, and how they impact the experience of self-boundary. All four feelings speak to the boundary around the self, to whether we stiffen that boundary, relax it or worry…

    Paperback – 2018-01-11 
    Routledge

  • Shakespeare’s Props

    Memory and Cognition

    By Sophie Duncan

    Cognitive approaches to drama have enriched our understanding of Early Modern playtexts, acting and spectatorship. This monograph is the first full-length study of Shakespeare’s props and their cognitive impact. Shakespeare’s most iconic props have become transhistorical, transnational metonyms for…

    Hardback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

  • Fetishism, Psychoanalysis, and Philosophy

    The Iridescent Thing

    By Alan Bass

    Fetishism, Psychoanalysis, and Philosophy explores how and why Freud’s late work on fetishism led to the beginnings of a re-formulation of the theory and practice of psychoanalysis. Freud himself, however, was unaware of the long history of the concept of fetishism, a history crucial to…

    Paperback – 2017-12-05 
    Routledge

  • Sublime Subjects

    Aesthetic Experience and Intersubjectivity in Psychoanalysis

    By Giuseppe Civitarese

    Sublime Subjects explores two fundamental questions: What is the start of humanity? When and how does a newborn child become a subject? These are relevant to psychoanalysis not only theoretically, but also in clinical practice, where the issue at stake is how to help the analysand’s mind to grow or…

    Paperback – 2017-11-22 
    Routledge
    The New Library of Psychoanalysis 'Beyond the Couch' Series

  • Psychoanalysis and ...

    Edited by Richard Feldstein, Henry Sussman

    Originally published in 1990, Psychoanalysis and… brings together essays by critics whose work demonstrates the lively interpenetration of psychoanalysis and other disciplines. Andrew Ross investigates psychoanalysis and Marxist thought; Joel Fineman reads the "sound of O" in Othello; Jane Gallop…

    Paperback – 2017-11-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Psychoanalysis

  • From Mind to Text

    Continuities and Breaks Between Cognitive, Aesthetic and Textualist Approaches to Literature

    By Bartosz Stopel

    From Mind to Text: Continuities and Breaks Between Cognitive, Aesthetic and Textualist Approaches to Literature explores the historical context of theory formation and of its contemporary status, including an overview of debates about theory’s role in literary studies provided both by…

    Hardback – 2017-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Hamlet on the Couch

    What Shakespeare Taught Freud

    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 – 2017-10-25 
    Routledge

  • Writing the Mind

    Representing Consciousness from Proust to the Present

    By Simon Kemp

    "My thought is me: that is why I cannot stop. I exist because I think… and I can’t stop myself from thinking." – Jean-Paul Sartre, Nausea Writing the Mind: Representing Consciousness from Proust to the Present explores how writers across the last hundred years have risen to the challenge…

    Paperback – 2017-10-06
    Routledge

  • Reading the Psychosomatic in Medical and Popular Culture

    Something. Nothing. Everything

    Edited by Carol-Ann Farkas

    Pain. Chronic digestive symptoms. Poor sleep. Neuropathy. Sensory disturbances. Fatigue. Panic. Constant illness and discomfort. Frequent difficulty coping with work, school, relationships. Despite the common experience of being told that it’s all in their heads, that they’re just making…

    Hardback – 2017-08-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

  • Autobiographics in Freud and Derrida

    By Jane Marie Todd

    Originally published in 1990. This uniquely fascinating study approaches the problem of autobiography from two directions: first assessing theories of the self, consciousness and language developed by both Freud and Derrida; second through the reading of the autobiographical aspects of their…

    Paperback – 2017-07-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Autobiography

  • V. S. Naipaul: Displacement and Autobiography

    By Judith Levy

    Originally published in 1995. V. S. Naipaul, a Trinidadian of Indian descent living in the West, has written in many forms. Through an analysis of five works by Naipaul written in different modes and periods of his life, this study posits a relationship between a cultural condition and a choice of…

    Paperback – 2017-07-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Autobiography

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