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Literature – Repeat Nothing

Robert Rowland Smith

in Death-Drive: Freudian Hauntings in Literature and Art

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748640393
eISBN:
9780748671601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640393.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The flip side of destruction is creation, allegedly. This chapter sets out to see if the two are really so different, and whether the nature of creativity doesn't also fall within the death-drive's ... More


Denise Riley:: Corporeal and Desiring Spaces

David Kennedy and Christine Kennedy

in Women's Experimental Poetry in Britain 1970-2010: Body, Time and Locale

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319778
eISBN:
9781781381106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319778.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter examines the experimental poetry of Denise Riley, with emphasis on how the self is to be worded and where those words come from, and what happens when the self words itself as lyric. It ... More


‘Something was going from me – the capacity, as it were, to be myself’: ‘transformational objects’ and the Gothic fiction of Richard Marsh

Graeme Pedlingham

in Richard Marsh, popular fiction and literary culture, 1890-1915: Rereading the fin de siècle

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526124340
eISBN:
9781526136206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526124340.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter explores the treatment of objects, things, in Marsh’s major Gothic works: The Beetle, The Goddess and The Joss. The increasing popularity in the late nineteenth century of collecting and ... More


A Risk of Confidentiality

in Moral Stealth: How "Correct Behavior" Insinuates Itself into Psychotherapeutic Practice

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226301204
eISBN:
9780226301365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226301365.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

The idea of a “background” is prominent in certain philosophical circles, but it may also apply to psychoanalysis and psychotherapy. Over time the ordinary and accustomed ways in which analysts and ... More


Coda

Alicia Mireles Christoff

in Novel Relations: Victorian Fiction and British Psychoanalysis

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691193106
eISBN:
9780691194202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691193106.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter discusses how much Victorian fiction and British psychoanalysis together teaches about relationality. It explains loneliness, wishfulness, restlessness, and aliveness as profoundly ... More


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