Anna Freud, Melanie Klein, and Psychoanalytic Histories of LearningeBook - 2003
"In After-Education Deborah P. Britzman raises the startling question, What is education that it should give us such trouble? She explores a series of historic and contemporary psychoanalytic arguments over the nature of reality and fantasy for thinking through the force and history of education. Drawing from the theories of Anna Freud and Melanie Klein, she analyzes experiences of difficult knowledge, pedagogy, group psychology, theory, and questions of loneliness in learning education. Throughout the book, education appears and is transformed in its various guises as a nervous condition, as social relation, as authority, as psychological knowledge, as quality of physical reality, as fact of natality, as the thing between teachers and students, as an institution, and as a play between reality and fantasy."--Jacket.
Publisher: Albany : State University of New York Press, ©2003
Characteristics: 1 online resource (viii, 214 pages)