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.
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.
Examines representations of surplus enjoyment in postcolonial literature and film to focus on self-other relations rather than difference.
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.
Brings psychoanalytic concepts to the notion of childhood development with a keen eye to discussions of social justice and human dignity.
Anthology of recent, cutting-edge work in psychoanalysis and philosophy on the concept of inheritance.
Rethinks the significance of the son’s relationship to his father for Freud’s 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.
Analyzes the theme of self-sacrifice in Puerto Rican literature through psychoanalytic theory.
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.
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.
Brings together critical race theory and psychoanalysis to examine African American and other diasporic African cultural texts.
Examines images of horror in Victorian fiction, criticism, and philosophy.
Traces the origins of contemporary analogies between queerness and blackness.
Analyzes contemporary memoirs of terminal illness from a psychoanalytic perspective.
Places anxiety at the heart of the aesthetic experience.
Considers the social and political significance of Kristeva’s oeuvre.
A startling reading of the educational enterprise through a psychoanalytic lens.
A comprehensive examination of Lacan’s seminar on ethics.
Psychoanalytic perspective on what Western philosophers from Socrates to Foucault have called “the art of living.”
A sustained philosophical engagement with significant and creative French interpreters of Heidegger.
Explores the radical political potential of close reading to make the case for a new and invigorated psychoanalytic cultural studies.
Provocative exploration of a new concept of “joy” within psychoanalytic and cultural studies.
Feminist and psychoanalytic analysis of spectatorship.
How the Romantics invented psychoanalysis in advance of Freud.
Clinical and philosophical perspectives on key issues and debates in Lacanian psychoanalysis.
Situates Lacan’s theory of the subject within contemporary philosophical debates over freedom and agency.
Melds philosophical analysis with early cinematic history to develop a fresh theory of the notion of comedy.
Contributors explore the significance of literature and psychoanalysis for medical education and practice.
Draws connections between the life and writings of philosopher Sarah Kofman.
Offers a new perspective on the psychological and affective dynamics of Jamaica Kincaid’s fiction and nonfiction.
Explores the political implications of Kristeva’s theoretical and fictional writings.
Addresses Lacan's reception in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, offering new perspectives for American readers.
The authors use examples from their own clinical practice to explain the development of Lacanian theory.
Examines the psychological, cultural, and political implications of Gothic fiction, and helps to explain why horror writers and filmmakers have found such large and receptive audiences eager for the experience of being scared out of their wits.
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 uses recent psychoanalytic theory to analyze the work of three contemporary scholars--Harold Bloom, Stanley Cavell, and Sacvan Bercovitch--while viewing their work as expressing Jewish immigrant desires for integration into American culture.
This book maps the course of human development from the earliest stages of ego development to the highest stages of ego transcendence.
Art Brut, also termed Outsider Art, has long been suppressed from most art historical writing. Why this rejection? The hyperbolic expressions of Romanticism and Symbolism nourished a desire for derangement ...
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.