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Skin, culture and psychoanalysis

Author: Sheila L Cavanagh; Angela Failler; Rachel Alpha Johnston Hurst
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
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"Skin, Culture and Psychoanalysis" queries the intersection of cultural and psychical meanings of skin in the contemporary moment as skin responds to new (and old) pressures and articulations. A variety of topics are herein addressed including the symbolic dominance of white skin, racialization, tattooing, cosmetic surgery, fabric skins, skin eruptions, second skins, the skin in self-harm, and skin as a site of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Skin, culture and psychoanalysis.
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013
(DLC) 2012041194
(OCoLC)802691591
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sheila L Cavanagh; Angela Failler; Rachel Alpha Johnston Hurst
ISBN: 9781137300041 1137300043
OCLC Number: 825053693
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction Enfolded: Skin, Culture and Psychoanalysis / Sheila L. Cavanagh, Angela Failler and Rachel Alpha Johnston Hurst --
1. From the Skin Ego to the Psychic Envelope: An Introduction to the Work of Didier Anzieu / Marc Lafrance --
2. Comedic Skin Eruptions: A Psychoanalytic Reading of Austin Powers / Sheila Kunkle --
3. The Surfacing of the Self: The Clothing-Ego / Stella North --
4. The Red Thing: Fabrics and Fetishism in Nella Larsen's Quicksand / Sara Davis --
5. Writing Skin: Esthetics and Transcendence in Junichiro Tanizaki's 'The Tattooer' / Andrew Hock Soon Ng --
6. The Skin-Textile in Cosmetic Surgery / Rachel Alpha Johnston Hurst --
7. Narrative Skin Repair: Bearing Witness to Mediatized Representations of Self-Harm / Angela Failler --
8. Split Skin: Adolescent Cutters and the Other / Erica D. Galioto --
9. Disrupting the Skin-Ego: See-Sickness and the Real in The Flagellation of a Virgin / Shawn Thomson --
10. "White Trash:" Abject Skin in Film Reviews of Monster / Sheila L. Cavanagh.
Responsibility: edited by Sheila L. Cavanagh, Angela Failler, and Rachel Alpha Johnston Hurst.
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An interdisciplinary study of skin bridging cultural and psychoanalytic theory to consider how the body's "exterior" is central to human subjectivity and relations. The authors explore racialization,  Read more...

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