Turns to theories and cultural representations of psychosocial life to reflect on, and better understand, the challenges of learning in times of social strife.
A fresh, provocative reading of Freud's theory of sexuality.
Assesses the contributions of six major psychoanalytic thinkers in the light of current academic and clinical trends in psychoanalysis.
Breaks the spell of economic thought by interrogating the widespread language and logic of “incentives” in public life from a Lacanian perspective.
Claims unconscious desire plays a constitutive role in global political economy.
Explores the slow but inevitable implosion of our civilization by considering the correlation between capital, work, and ideology.
Compares life today in the German Black Forest with Thoreau's experiences at Walden Pond.
Shows how feminist writing in British Romanticism developed alternatives to linear time.
Examines experimental art and literature by women alongside psychoanalysis and philosophy to develop a new understanding of sublimation and aesthetic experience.
Examines representations of surplus enjoyment in postcolonial literature and film to focus on self-other relations rather than difference.
A broad exploration of Irigaray’s philosophy of life and living.
A comprehensive discussion of an important but elusive Lacanian concept within the field of psychoanalysis, as well as its relevance for philosophy, literature, gender, and queer studies.
Addresses unconscious repetition, a concept that is crucial to an understanding of Freudian and Lacanian psychoanalysis.
Draws from the work of Jacques Lacan to provide innovative readings of Romantic literature in the long nineteenth century.
A critical, philosophical engagement of the psychological structures that propagate the continued oppression of women.
Anthology of recent, cutting-edge work in psychoanalysis and philosophy on the concept of inheritance.
Brings psychoanalytic concepts to the notion of childhood development with a keen eye to discussions of social justice and human dignity.
Rethinks the significance of the son’s relationship to his father for Freud’s psychoanalytic theory.
Explores the life and work of psychoanalyst Sabina Spielrein through a feminist and mytho-poetic lens.
Analyzes the theme of self-sacrifice in Puerto Rican literature through psychoanalytic theory.
Revises key psychoanalytic concepts that influence interpretive practices in the humanities and formulates a new approach to reading fiction.
Explores the philosophical, literary, and psychoanalytic significance of film endings.
Offers a new view of pedagogical practices to psychoanalysts interested in pedagogy.
Delineates Lacan’s theory of the four discourses as a practical framework through which faculty can reflect on where their students are, developmentally, and where they might go.
Everything you wanted to know about the Lacanian critique of deconstruction, but were afraid to ask the Coen Brothers.
Brings Lacan and Nietzsche together as part of a common effort to rethink the tradition of Western ethics.
Psychoanalytic perspectives on Kristeva's fiction.
A psychoanalytic theory of biopolitics.
A study of Lacan’s engagement with the Western philosophical traditions of ethical and political thought in his seventh seminar and later work.
An interview with Juan-David Nasio.
Reframes the terms of cultural analysis with a fresh take on transference theory in Freud and Lacan and a critical engagement with the philosophy of Alain Badiou.
Examines the question of science, epistemology, and unconscious experience in psychoanalytic theory and practice.
Explores the conceptualization of the Freudian uncanny in various late-twentieth-century theoretical and critical discourses (literary studies, psychoanalysis, cultural studies, art history, trauma studies, architecture, etc.).
Continental philosophers examine Freud’s metapsychology.
First English translation of Nasio's groundbreaking work on the Oedipus complex.
Explores why American Romantic writers and contemporary continental thinkers turn to art when writing about ethics.
Examines images of horror in Victorian fiction, criticism, and philosophy.
Brings together critical race theory and psychoanalysis to examine African American and other diasporic African cultural texts.
Analyzes contemporary memoirs of terminal illness from a psychoanalytic perspective.
Traces the origins of contemporary analogies between queerness and blackness.
A startling reading of the educational enterprise through a psychoanalytic lens.
Considers the social and political significance of Kristeva’s oeuvre.
A comprehensive examination of Lacan’s seminar on ethics.
Places anxiety at the heart of the aesthetic experience.
Explores the arrested development of American culture.
Psychoanalytic perspective on what Western philosophers from Socrates to Foucault have called “the art of living.”
Explores the radical political potential of close reading to make the case for a new and invigorated psychoanalytic cultural studies.
A sustained philosophical engagement with significant and creative French interpreters of Heidegger.
How the Romantics invented psychoanalysis in advance of Freud.
Feminist and psychoanalytic analysis of spectatorship.
Clinical and philosophical perspectives on key issues and debates in Lacanian psychoanalysis.
Provocative exploration of a new concept of “joy” within psychoanalytic and cultural studies.
Melds philosophical analysis with early cinematic history to develop a fresh theory of the notion of comedy.
Situates Lacan’s theory of the subject within contemporary philosophical debates over freedom and agency.
Contributors explore the significance of literature and psychoanalysis for medical education and practice.
Explores psychoanalytic approaches to cultural studies.
Draws connections between the life and writings of philosopher Sarah Kofman.
How modern conceptions of paranoia became associated with excessive or unregulated masculinity.
Interdisciplinary exploration of the scope and impact of Teresa Brennan’s lifework.
A comprehensive account of denial viewed not only psychoanalytically but also philosophically.
Offers a new perspective on the psychological and affective dynamics of Jamaica Kincaid’s fiction and nonfiction.
A cross-cultural analysis of the work of Coetzee, Harris and Morrison, demonstrating that the fundamental task of postcolonial narrative is the work of mourning.
Explores how psychoanalysis can nurture and vitalize, rather than only focusing on affliction and neuroses.
A comprehensive examination of Kristeva's work from the seventies to the nineties.
Addresses Lacan's reception in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, offering new perspectives for American readers.
Looks at how therapy and the "talking cure" have been portrayed in the movies.
Challenges essentialist notions of gender through a detailed account of Lacan's theories of gender, sexuality, and sexual difference.
Uses psychoanalytic theories of learning to explore contemporary issues in education.
Offers an analysis of fourteen French fairy tales, from the medieval Romance of Mélusine to Jean Cocteau's film version of Beauty and the Beast, exploring their universal and eternal nature as well as their relevance to modern readers.
A fundamentally new examination of the controversies raging around psychoanalysis.
Discusses extraordinary dreams and offers suggestions for interpreting and appreciating your own extraordinary dreams.
Set in 1929, before the Crash, Paradise Farm probes the disintegration and rebirth of a wealthy Jewish family at a time when the New York art world was in ferment, women's roles were changing, the psychoanalytic movement was burgeoning--and Hitler's menace was recognized only by a prescient few.
Probes the complementary yet contested relations between psychoanalysis and feminism, emphasizing the plural nature of each.
Explores the psychological aspects of Nietzsche's thought and his influence on psychological thinkers such as Freud, Jung, and Adler.
Presents the first comprehensive survey of the varieties of psychedelic experience since 1975.
Explains how human social evolution has led both to worthwhile achievements and moral horrors and provides perspective on today's planetary crisis by viewing it as a transition within the larger picture ...
Addresses the question: Can we apply ordinary standards of responsibility to the mentally disordered offender?
Brings together parts of the Lacanian discourse that have remained isolated in their respective research areas and outlines the shape of Lacanian discourse, showing the relation of Lacan's thought to philosophy, science, literature and aesthetics, gender and sexuality, and psychoanalytic theory.
This is an anthology of psychoanalytic criticism applied to the wider field of cultural studies including class, gender, representation, ideology, and law.
This book maps the course of human development from the earliest stages of ego development to the highest stages of ego transcendence.
In this book, Michael Washburn provides a psychoanalytic foundation for transpersonal psychology. Using psychoanalytic theory, Washburn explains how ego development both prepares for and creates obstacles ...
For the philosopher and psychologist this book offers the first thoroughly cross-disciplinary interpretation of Jung's psychology. Using the conceptual framework of traditional Western philosophy, Nagy ...
Here is a unique analysis of Carl Jung's thought from the perspective of the history of religions. Using a religious and historical approach, the author identifies the religious goal or ultimate concern ...
This book examines Freud's most famous case study with newly discovered material written by Schreber and photos of significant persons in Schreber's life.