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Fin-de-siècle investigations of the ‘creative genius’ in psychiatry and psychoanalysis

Birgit Lang

in A History of the Case Study: Sexology, Psychoanalysis, Literature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780719099434
eISBN:
9781526124098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099434.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapters examines the attempts by psychiatrists and psychoanalysts to popularise their research by choosing to analyse cases—and thus the phenomenon of—creative genius. It shows how ... More


Distance, representation and criticism

James Zborowski

in Classical Hollywood Cinema: Point of view and communication

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719083341
eISBN:
9781526104090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083341.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter 2 demonstrates, by reviewing existing theoretical accounts and by using as a case study Anatomy of a Murder (Preminger, 1959), that to conceptualise an artwork as comprising a range of axes ... More


Smiling tigers: trauma, sexuality and creaturely life in Echo’s Bones

Conor Carville

in Samuel Beckett and trauma

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526121349
eISBN:
9781526138842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526121349.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In analysing ‘Sanies I’ and ‘Serena II’ meticulously, with special attention to the animal imagery, Conor Carville in this chapter links Otto Rank’s theory of the trauma of birth with Eric Santner’s ... More


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