Scenes of Shame

Scenes of Shame

Psychoanalysis, Shame, and Writing

eBook - 1999
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Univ of New York Press
Explores the role of shame as an important affect in the complex psychodynamics of literary and philosophical works.



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Exploring the writings of Kierkegaard, Nathaniel Hawthorne, George Eliot, Nietszche, D. H. Lawrence, Faulkner, Anne Sexton, and Toni Morrison, 11 contributions explore Lacanian notions of shame as evidenced by the works of the aforementioned writers. The purpose of the collection is to emphasize the centrality of shame to the human experience and to psychoanalytic analyses of literature and philosophy. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Publisher: Albany : State University of New York Press, ©1999
ISBN: 9780585067582
0585067589
0791439755
0791439763
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xii, 280 pages)

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