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Psychoanalysis and the scene of reading

Author: Mary Jacobus
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. publView all editions and formats

Psychoanalysis and the Scene of Reading is a literary critic's approach to the range of meanings and activities involved in reading, understood from a psychoanalytic perspective. In thematically  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Jacobus
ISBN: 0198184344 9780198184348
OCLC Number: 633457886
Description: XII, 241 Seiten
Contents: Introduction ; PART I: SCENES OF READING ; 1. The Room in the Book: Psychoanalysis and the Scene of Reading ; 2. A Whole World in Your Head: Rereading the Landscape of Absence ; PART II: READING TRAUMA ; 3. White Skin, Black Masks: Reading with Different Eyes ; 4. Border Crossings: Traumatic Reading and Holocaust Memory ; PART III: ROMANTIC WOMEN ; 5. Guilt that Wants a Name: Mary Shelley's Unreadability ; 6. Traces of an Accusing Spirit: Mary Hays and the Vehicular State
Responsibility: Mary Jacobus.


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It is utopian deconstruction that Jacobus begins to unpack in these essays. In the process she opens up a rich field of possibilities, including the extension of her approach from reading to writing Read more...

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