The work of Sigmund Freud has penetrated almost every area of literary theory and cultural studies, as well as contemporary culture. Pamela Thurschwell explains and contextualises psychoanalytic theory and its meaning for modern thinking. This updated second edition explores developments and responses to Freud's work, including: tracing contexts and developments of Freud's work over the course of his careerexploring paradoxes and contradictions in his writingfocusing on psychoanalysis as an interpretative strategy, paying special attention to its impact on literary and cultural theoryexamining the recent backlash against Freud and arguing for the continued relevance of psychoanalysis. Encouraging and preparing readers to approach Freud's original texts, this guide ensures that readers of all levels will find Freud accessible, challenging and of continued relevance.
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Produktdetaljer

ISBN
9780415473699
Publisert
2009
Utgave
2. utgave
Utgiver
Vendor
Routledge
Vekt
204 gr
Høyde
198 mm
Bredde
129 mm
Aldersnivå
05, UU
Språk
Product language
Engelsk
Format
Product format
Heftet
Antall sider
164

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University of Sussex, UK