Psychoanalytical Theory Products

  • Shakespeare’s Props

    Memory and Cognition, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-01-29
    Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

  • A Psychoanalytic Study of Lawrence Durrell’s The Alexandria Quartet

    Exile and Return, 1st Edition

    By Rony Alfandary

    A Psychoanalytic Study of Lawrence Durrell’s The Alexandria Quartet: Exile and Return focuses on the dialogue created by literature and psychoanalysis in an individual’s quest to explore existential issues, such as a sense of belonging to a homeland and a recurring sense of the Uncanny (…

    Hardback – 2018-10-17

  • God Behind the Screen

    Literary Portraits of Personality Disorders and Religion, 1st Edition

    By Janko Andrijasevic

    This interdisciplinary study of literary characters sheds light on the relatively under-studied phenomenon of religious psychopathy. God Behind the Screen: Literary Portrais of Religious Psychopathy identifies and rigorously examines protagonists in works from a variety of genres, written by…

    Hardback – 2018-09-11
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Anaïs Nin

    A Myth of Her Own, 1st Edition

    By Clara Oropeza

    Anaïs Nin: A Myth of Her Own traces Nin’s literary craft by following the intimacy of self-exploration and poetic expression attained in the details of the quotidian, transfigured into fiction. By digging into the mythic tropes that permeate both her literary diaries and fiction, this book…

    Hardback – 2018-08-10

  • Reflective Reading and the Power of Narrative

    Producing the Reader, 1st Edition

    By Karyn Sproles

    Reflective Reading and the Power of Narrative: Producing the Reader is an interdisciplinary exploration into the profound power of narratives to create—and recreate—how we imagine ourselves. It posits that the process of producing a text also produces the reader. Written from the perspective of a…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Interdisciplinary Research in Gender

  • Children’s Play in Literature

    Investigating the Strengths and the Subversions of the Playing Child, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joyce E. Kelley

    While we owe much to twentieth and twenty-first century researchers’ careful studies of children’s linguistic and dramatic play, authors of literature, especially children’s literature, have matched and even anticipated these researchers in revealing play’s power—authors well aware of the way…

    Hardback – 2018-07-03
    Studies in Childhood, 1700 to the Present

  • Bringing Up War-Babies

    The Wartime Child in Women’s Writing and Psychoanalysis at Mid-Century, 1st Edition

    By Amanda Jones

    The figure of the wartime child in the mid-twentieth century unsettles and disturbs. This book employs a range of material – biographical, literary and historical – to chart some of the surprising and unanticipated crossovers between women’s writing and early psychoanalysis in the years of the…

    Hardback – 2018-06-05
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • Shame and Modern Writing

    1st Edition

    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 – 2018-03-13
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • From Mind to Text

    Continuities and Breaks Between Cognitive, Aesthetic and Textualist Approaches to Literature, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-11-03
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Reading the Psychosomatic in Medical and Popular Culture

    Something. Nothing. Everything, 1st Edition

    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 Advances in the Medical Humanities

  • Joyce and Lacan

    Reading, Writing, and Psychoanalysis, 1st Edition

    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, 1st Edition

    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

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