Psychoanalytical Theory Products

  • Chances Are

    Contingency, Queer Theory and American Literature, 1st Edition

    By Valerie Rohy

    This innovative work makes use of psychoanalytic, queer, and narrative theories to read nineteenth and twentieth-century American literature and demonstrate how the concept of contingency—whether chance, accident, luck, or mutation—enriches our understanding of how queer sexualities are articulated…

    Paperback – 2019-10-11 
    Routledge

  • A Psychoanalytic Perspective on Reading Literature

    Reading the Reader, 1st Edition

    By Merav Roth

    What are the unconscious processes involved in reading literature? How does literature influence our psychological development and existential challenges? A Psychoanalytic Perspective on Reading Literature offers a unique glimpse into the unconscious psychic processes and development involved in…

    Paperback – 2019-09-06 
    Routledge
    Art, Creativity, and Psychoanalysis Book Series

  • Reading Lacan's Écrits: From ‘The Freudian Thing’ to 'Remarks on Daniel Lagache'

    1st Edition

    Edited by Derek Hook, Calum Neill, Stijn Vanheule

    The Écrits was Jacques Lacan’s single most important text, a landmark in psychoanalysis which epitomized his aim of returning to Freud via structural linguistics, philosophy and literature. Reading Lacan’s Écrits is the first extensive set of commentaries on the complete edition of Lacan’s Écrits…

    Paperback – 2019-08-08 
    Routledge

  • Psychoanalysis and Deconstruction

    Freud's Psychic Apparatus, 1st Edition

    By Jared Russell

    Psychoanalysis and Deconstruction: Freud's Psychic Apparatus demonstrates the relevance of deconstructive thinking for the clinical practice of psychoanalysis. Arguing that deconstruction has been misrepresented as a form of literary theory or a philosophy of language, the book puts Derrida,…

    Paperback – 2019-07-19 
    Routledge

  • Selfish Women

    1st Edition

    By Lisa Downing

    This book proceeds from a single and very simple observation: throughout history, and up to the present, women have received a clear message that we are not supposed to prioritize ourselves. Indeed, the whole question of "self" is a problem for women – and a problem that issues from a wide…

    Paperback – 2019-06-11
    Routledge

  • Victor Frankenstein, the Monster and the Shadows of Technology

    The Frankenstein Prophecies, 1st Edition

    By Robert D. Romanyshyn

    In Victor Frankenstein, the Monster and the Shadows of Technology: The Frankenstein Prophecies, Romanyshyn asks eight questions that uncover how Mary Shelley’s classic work Frankenstein haunts our world. Providing a uniquely interdisciplinary assessment, Romanyshyn combines Jungian theory, literary…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13
    Routledge

  • Formulated Experiences

    Hidden Realities and Emergent Meanings from Shakespeare to Fromm, 1st Edition

    By Peter L. Rudnytsky

    In Formulated Experiences, Peter L. Rudnytsky continues his quest for a "re-vision" of psychoanalysis by coupling his revival of the unjustly neglected figure of Erich Fromm with his latest groundbreaking research on Ferenczi and Groddeck. Committed at once to a humanistic and to a literary…

    Paperback – 2019-04-09
    Routledge
    Psychoanalysis in a New Key Book Series

  • Clinical Lessons on Life and Madness

    Dostoevsky's Characters, 1st Edition

    By Heitor O’Dwyer de Macedo

    The author of Clinical Lessons on Life and Madness: Dostoevsky’s Characters draws on Dostoevsky's universe to illuminate psychoanalytic theory and practice. Using Dostoevsky’s characters as case studies, the author discusses the various psychoanalytic concepts they embody, and shows how these…

    Paperback – 2018-10-30
    Routledge

  • Reading Lacan’s Écrits: From ‘Signification of the Phallus’ to ‘Metaphor of the Subject’

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stijn Vanheule, Derek Hook, Calum Neill

    The Écrits was Jacques Lacan’s single most important text, a landmark in psychoanalysis which epitomized his aim of returning to Freud via structural linguistics, philosophy and literature. Reading Lacan’s Écrits is the first extensive set of commentaries on the complete edition of Lacan’s Écrits…

    Paperback – 2018-08-28
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: The Progress of Romance (1986)

    The Politics of Popular Fiction, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge

  • Beyond Psychoanalytic Literary Criticism

    Between Literature and Mind, 1st Edition

    By Benjamin H. Ogden

    Through a series of radical and innovative chapters, Beyond Psychoanalytic Literary Criticism: Between Literature and Mind challenges the tradition of applied psychoanalysis that has long dominated psychoanalytic literary criticism. Benjamin H. Ogden, a literary scholar, proposes that a new form of…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge

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