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What Shakespeare Teaches Us About Psychoanalysis: A Local Habitation and a Name

What Shakespeare Teaches Us About Psychoanalysis: A Local Habitation and a Name

by Dorothy T. Grunes, Jerome M. Grunes

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Using Shakespeare's work to expand our understanding of what it is to be human, this book of applied psychoanalysis furthers the study of Shakespeare, literary theory, dramatic arts, and... (more)

From Freud To Kafka: The Paradoxical Foundation of the Life-and-Death Instinct

From Freud To Kafka: The Paradoxical Foundation of the Life-and-Death Instinct

by Philippe Refabert

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This book takes the reader on a captivating journey leading from an erroneous founding assumption inherited from Freud, to the proposal of a principle better suited to allowing the psychoanalyst to... (more)

Identities in Transition: The Growth and Development of a Multicultural Therapist

Identities in Transition: The Growth and Development of a Multicultural Therapist

Edited by Monisha Nayar-Akhtar

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Identities in Transition is a book about the growth and development of a multicultural therapist/analyst. Hailing from all around the world (Argentina, England, Egypt, India, Israel, Iran, Lebanon,... (more)

A Felt Sense: More Explorations of Psychoanalysis and Kabbalah

A Felt Sense: More Explorations of Psychoanalysis and Kabbalah

by Michael Eigen

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This book picks up where Michael Eigen's previous work, Kabbalah and Psychoanalysis, left off. It is based on two expanded transcriptions of seminars given for the New York University Postdoctoral... (more)

Shrinking the News: Headline Stories on the Couch

Shrinking the News: Headline Stories on the Couch

by Coline Covington

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Shrinking the News brings together Coline Covington’s wide range of articles from her regular column in the online newspaper, The Week. The articles cover current events from October 2008 until... (more)

The Inner World of Doctor Who: Psychoanalytic Reflections in Time and Space

The Inner World of Doctor Who: Psychoanalytic Reflections in Time and Space

by Iain MacRury, Michael Rustin

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As Doctor Who approaches its fiftieth anniversary recent series have taken the show to new heights in terms of popular appeal and critical acclaim.The Doctor and his TARDIS-driven adventures, along... (more)

Sitegeist - Number 8 (Autumn 2012) - A Journal of Psychoanalysis and Philosophy

Sitegeist - Number 8 (Autumn 2012) - A Journal of Psychoanalysis and Philosophy

Edited by Kirsty Hall, Nic Bayley

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Sitegeist is a space for thinking and questioning philosophy and psychoanalysis; it aims at a change in Geist - spirit, mind, intellect, wit, genius and morale. It seeks to contribute to a renewal of... (more)

Television and Psychoanalysis: Psycho-Cultural Perspectives

Television and Psychoanalysis: Psycho-Cultural Perspectives

Edited by Caroline Bainbridge, Ivan Ward

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Despite the prominence of television in our everyday lives, psychoanalytic approaches to its significance and function are notoriously few and far between. This volume takes up perspectives from... (more)

A Psychoanalytic Odyssey: Painted Guinea Pigs, Dreams, and Other Realities

A Psychoanalytic Odyssey: Painted Guinea Pigs, Dreams, and Other Realities

by Eugene J. Mahon

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Psychoanalytic process, as Eugene Mahon envisions it, is an odyssey through the mind of each of his analysands, the many children and adults he has treated over the forty years of his analytic... (more)

Landscapes of the Chinese Soul: The Enduring Presence of the Cultural Revolution

Landscapes of the Chinese Soul: The Enduring Presence of the Cultural Revolution

Edited by Tomas Plaenkers

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In 1981 the Communist Party of China declared: “The ‘Cultural Revolution’, which lasted from May 1966 to October 1976, was responsible for the heaviest losses suffered by the Party, the state and the... (more)

Freud in Zion: Psychoanalysis and the Making of Modern Jewish Identity

Freud in Zion: Psychoanalysis and the Making of Modern Jewish Identity

by Eran Rolnik

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Freud in Zion tells the story of psychoanalysis coming to Jewish Palestine/Israel. In this ground-breaking study psychoanalyst and historian Eran Rolnik explores the encounter between psychoanalysis,... (more)

Sitegeist - Number 6 (2011) - A Journal of Psychoanalysis and Philosophy

Sitegeist - Number 6 (2011) - A Journal of Psychoanalysis and Philosophy

Edited by Philip Derbyshire, Kirsty Hall

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Sitegeist is a space for thinking and questioning philosophy and psychoanalysis; it aims at a change in Geist - spirit, mind, intellect, wit, genius and morale. It seeks to contribute to a renewal of... (more)

A Psychoanalytic Approach to Visual Artists

A Psychoanalytic Approach to Visual Artists

by James W. Hamilton

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James W. Hamilton’s engaging book offers us his own unique insight into the unconscious factors involved in the creative processes associated with painting, filmmaking, and photography by studying... (more)

Old Testament Stories with a Freudian Twist

Old Testament Stories with a Freudian Twist

by Leo Abse

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This collection of Leo Abse's last essays are writings that he was working on from 2006 up to and during his final illness. They take as their starting point stories from the Old Testament. For Abse,... (more)

The Psychology of Aristotle, The Philosopher: A Psychoanalytic Therapist's Perspective

The Psychology of Aristotle, The Philosopher: A Psychoanalytic Therapist's Perspective

by Charalambos Ierodiakonou

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This title is an investigation into the works of Aristotle in which Charalambos Ierodiakonou extracts those parts which have a psychological or psychoanalytic interest. He classifies and comments on... (more)

Traumatic Reliving in History, Literature and Film

Traumatic Reliving in History, Literature and Film

by Rudolph Binion

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Traumatic Reliving in History, Literature, and Film explores an intriguing facet of human behavior never yet examined in its own right - an individual or a group may contrive, unawares, to repeat a... (more)

In Search of the Good Life: Emmanuel Levinas, Psychoanalysis, and the Art of Living

In Search of the Good Life: Emmanuel Levinas, Psychoanalysis, and the Art of Living

by Paul Marcus

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Emmanuel Levinas (1906-1995), French phenomenological philosopher and Talmudic commentator, is regarded as perhaps the greatest ethical philosopher of our time. While Levinas enjoys prominence in the... (more)

Sitegeist - Number 4 (Spring 2010) - A Journal of Psychoanalysis and Philosophy

Sitegeist - Number 4 (Spring 2010) - A Journal of Psychoanalysis and Philosophy

Edited by Kirsty Hall, Stephen Gee

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Sitegeist is a space for thinking and questioning philosophy and psychoanalysis; it aims at a change in Geist - spirit, mind, intellect, wit, genius and morale. It seeks to contribute to a renewal of... (more)

Sitegeist - Number 2 (Spring 2009) - A Journal of Psychoanalysis and Philosophy

Sitegeist - Number 2 (Spring 2009) - A Journal of Psychoanalysis and Philosophy

Edited by Kirsty Hall, Stephen Gee

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Sitegeist is a space for thinking and questioning philosophy and psychoanalysis; it aims at a change in Geist - spirit, mind, intellect, wit, genius and morale. It seeks to contribute to a renewal of... (more)

Freudian Passions: Psychoanalysis, Form and Literature

Freudian Passions: Psychoanalysis, Form and Literature

by Jan Campbell

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Freud's thinking about the unconscious has always been seen to be more about representations than affects. When it came to the passions of the transference and the demands of his hysterical patients,... (more)

Life and Art: The Creative Synthesis in Literature

Life and Art: The Creative Synthesis in Literature

by James W. Hamilton

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In this volume an inquiry into the nature of the creative process is attempted by paying close attention to the lives of various artists, poets, novelists and playwrights, and selected works of each... (more)

Risking Human Security: Attachment and Public Life

Risking Human Security: Attachment and Public Life

Edited by Marci Green

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Most research in the field of attachment is on the experiences of attachment, separation and loss, and their developmental course and effects. This book widens our vision to the public domain, to... (more)

Where the Waters Meet: Convergence and Complementarity in Therapy and Theology

Where the Waters Meet: Convergence and Complementarity in Therapy and Theology

by David Buckley

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Where the Waters Meet offers the reader a new way of viewing an old subject. So often psychology and counselling therapies have been, and still are, seen as competitors, or even enemies, vying for... (more)

Shakespeare on the Couch

Shakespeare on the Couch

by Michael Jacobs

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Drawing upon a vast literature in psychoanalytic journals and either upon Shakespeare's characters themselves or alluding to those characters in the course of other topics, this book discusses eight... (more)

Off the Couch

Off the Couch

by Noe Marchevsky

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A humorous look at the world of therapy in a series of amusing cartoon drawings. The perfect present for all those interested in psychotherapy, counselling and psychoanalysis. (more)

Key Papers in Literature and Psychoanalysis

Key Papers in Literature and Psychoanalysis

Edited by Paul Williams, Glen O. Gabbard

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Since Freud invoked the Oedipus story to exemplify and verify his findings with patients and in analyzing his own dreams, psychoanalysis and literature have had a fruitful if often distrusting... (more)

A Strange Way of Killing: The Poetic Structure of Wuthering Heights

A Strange Way of Killing: The Poetic Structure of Wuthering Heights

by Meg Harris Williams

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This study, equipped with a descriptive approach rather than a reductive or interpretational one, is aimed at enabling the novel's poetic qualities, the mysterious heart of it's emotional impact, to... (more)

A Word to the Wise: Don Quixote Returns to Fight Perversion

A Word to the Wise: Don Quixote Returns to Fight Perversion

by Francoise Davoine, Jean-Max Gaudilliere

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After giving us a fascinating reading of Cervantes’ classic novel in Don Quixote: Fighting Melancholia, Françoise Davoine and Jean-Max Gaudillière co-author a second work, to reflect on the hero’s... (more)

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