By Laura Marcus, Ankhi Mukherjee
This concise better half explores the background of psychoanalytic concept and its impression on modern literary feedback via tracing its stream throughout disciplinary and cultural barriers. * includes unique essays by way of top students, utilizing quite a lot of cultural and ancient techniques * Discusses key suggestions in psychoanalysis, similar to the position of dreaming, psychosexuality, the subconscious, and the determine of the double, whereas contemplating questions of gender, race, asylum and overseas legislations, queer idea, time, and reminiscence * Spans the fields of psychoanalysis, literature, cultural conception, feminist and gender experiences, translation experiences, and picture. * offers a well timed and pertinent evaluation of present psychoanalytic equipment whereas additionally sketching out destiny instructions for concept and interpretation
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1995. ” In Deconstruction: A Reader, ed. Martin McQuillan, 361–69. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. Said, Edward. 2003. Freud and the Non-European. London: Verso. Slavet, Eliza. 2009. Racial Fever: Freud and the Jewish Question. New York: Fordham University Press. 33 Chapter 2 The Case Study Andrew Webber Exemplary tales If there is a particular basis for the relationship that has developed between the theories and practices of psychoanalysis and those of literature, it is the attention to language use, its creativities and its vicissitudes.
Edited by Laura Marcus and Ankhi Mukherjee. © 2014 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. Published 2014 by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. 15 Stephen Frosh qualitative research methodologies (see, for example, Frosh and Saville-Young 2011) and to fight for its place in sociology and psychology (see, for example, Roseneil 2006). But in the social sciences it is still the case that psychoanalysis is a minority position, facing all the accusations of “subjectivity” and unscientific speculativeness that it has always faced (Frosh 2006).
At the same time, it can be argued that the case history, like the novella, has a particular relationship to the historical that coincides with the aspiration of the two forms of writing to normative or exemplary status. On the face of it, both are lifted out of the grand narratives of history, standing as strange and contradictory developments at the margins. In the terms of August Wilhelm Schlegel, who helped provide a poetological frame for the historical re-emergence 38 The Case Study of the novella as a key genre in German literature around 1800, it provides a “counter-image” to history, telling stories “behind the back” of the dominant social order (see Webber 1996, 235–36).