What is included with this book?
This concise companion explores the history of psychoanalytic theory and its impact on contemporary literary criticism by tracing its movement across disciplinary and cultural boundaries.
Laura Marcus is Goldsmiths’ Professor of English Literature at the University of Oxford. She was previously Regius Professor of Rhetoric and Literature at the University of Edinburgh. Her research and teaching interests are in nineteenth-, twentieth-, and twenty-first century literature and culture, with particular focus on modernism, Virginia Woolf and Bloomsbury culture, life writing, literature and film, the history of psychoanalysis, and contemporary fiction. She is the author of several books, including The Tenth Muse: Writing about Cinema in the Modernist Period (2007) and the forthcoming books Dreams of Modernity: Literature, Psychoanalysis, Cinema (2014) and Autobiography: A Very Short Introduction (2014).
Ankhi Mukherjee is University Lecturer in English at the University of Oxford. She was previously a British Academy Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Faculty of English. Her research interests include nineteenth-, twentieth-, and twenty-first century British, Anglophone, and world literatures, with particular focus on critical and cultural theory, intellectual history, the novel, postcolonial studies, and psychoanalysis. She is the author of What is a Classic? Postcolonial Rewriting and Invention of the Canon (2013) and Aesthetic Hysteria: The Great Neurosis in Victorian Melodrama and Contemporary Fiction (2007).
Stephen Frosh, “The Freudian Century”
Andrew Webber, “The Case Study”
Carolyn Burdett, “Modernity, the Occult, and Psychoanalysis”
Laurence Rickels, "Back to Frankfurt School"
Daniel Steuer, “The Exception of Psychoanalysis: Adorno and Cavell as Readers of Freud”
Jean-Michel Rabaté, “Freud’s Textual Couch, or the Ambassador’s Magic Carpet”
Nicholas Royle, “Freud’s Double”
Nicolette Zeeman, “Medieval dreams”
Tim Dean, “Queer Desire, Psychoanalytic Hermeneutics, and Love Lyric”
Pamela Thurschwell, “Psychoanalysis, Literature, and the ‘Case’ of Adolescence”
Frances Restuccia, “Intimate Volver”
Catherine Liu, “Psychoanalysis, Popular and Unpopular”
Ankhi Mukherjee, “Primetime Psychoanalysis”
Patricia Gherovici, “The Art of the Symptom: Body, Writing, and Sex Change”
Todd McGowan, “The Desert of the Real”
Anna Kornbluh, “‘One of the Most Obscure Regions of Psychoanalysis’: Defamiliarizing Psychic Economy”
Martin Hägglund, “Chronolibido: From Socrates to Lacan and Beyond”
Maud Ellmann, “Psychoanalytic Animal”
Ranjana Khanna, "On the Right to Sleep, Perchance to Dream"
Robert J. C. Young, "Freud on Cultural Translation"
Isobel Armstrong, “Pedagogy and Psychoanalysis: Narratives of Teaching”