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Desire in the Renaissance : Psychoanalysis and Literature.

Author: Valeria Finucci; Regina Schwartz
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Drawing on a variety of psychoanalytic approaches, ten critics engage in exciting discussions of the ways the "inner life" is depicted in the Renaissance and the ways it is shown to interact with the "external" social and economic spheres. Spurred by the rise of capitalism and the nuclear family, Renaissance anxieties over changes in identity emerged in the period's unconscious--or, as Freud would have it, in its  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Version imprimée:
Finucci, Valeria.
Desire in the Renaissance : Psychoanalysis and Literature.
Princeton : Princeton University Press, c2001
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Valeria Finucci; Regina Schwartz
ISBN: 9781400821501 1400821509
OCLC Number: 1097255137
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (281 pages)
Contents: Book Cover; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS.

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Drawing on a variety of psychoanalytic approaches, ten critics engage in exciting discussions of the ways the "inner life" is depicted in the Renaissance and the ways it is shown to interact with the "external" social and economic spheres. Spurred by the rise of capitalism and the nuclear family, Renaissance anxieties over changes in identity emerged in the period's unconscious--or, as Freud would have it, in its literature. Hence, much of Renaissance literature represents themes that have been prominent in the discourse of psychoanalysis: mistaken identity, incest, voyeurism, mourning, and th.

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