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  • Literature, Psychoanalysis and the New Sciences of Mindby Leonard Jackson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95

    At a time when psychoanalysis is attacked by biologists, psychologists and literary critics alike, this book offers a radical defence. Literature, Psychoanalysis and the New Sciences of Mind gives a clear introduction to the theories of Freud and Jung, the strange linguistic rewriting of Freud by Jacques Lacan. It explores the extraordinary variety... more...

  • Apocalyptic Discourse in Contemporary Cultureby Monica Germana; Aris Mousoutzanis

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    This interdisciplinary collection of essays focuses on critical and theoretical responses to the apocalypse of the late twentieth- and early twenty-first-century cultural production. Examining the ways in which apocalyptic discourses have had an impact on how we read the world?s globalised space, the traumatic burden of history, and the mutual relationship... more...

  • Advocating Propaganda – Viewpoints from Israelby Ron Schleifer; Jessica Snapper

    Sussex Academic Press 2015; US$ 49.99

    Based on a series of interviews with top players in the Israeli propaganda war, Advocating Propaganda ? Viewpoints from Israel gathers the perspectives from a rabbi, a priest, a politician, public servants, a military officer, a student activist, and a social media consultant to discuss the incomprehensible situation of Israel?s faltering public... more...

  • The Heroine in Literature and Film As Expressive of the Twelve Natural Seasonsby Edward Eriksson

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2014; US$ 159.95

    Written as a companion piece to complement Professor Eriksson’s prior groundbreaking analysis, The Appearance of the Mythic Hero in the Twelve Seasons of Nature, this text, focusing on the heroine’s experience, does more than just provide the other half to the hero’s journey. Instead, The Heroine In Literature and Filam as Expressive... more...

  • Spellboundby Maria Tatar

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 43.95 US$ 35.16

    Franz Anton Mesmer's concept of animal magnetism exercised a profound influence on key European and American thinkers. Mesmer, who saw in his discovery the secret of health, had hoped to recover the harmony between man and nature by harnessing the power of magnetic fluids. In calling attention to the existence of a second self that surfaces in the... more...

  • Kommunikation, Macht, Bildungby Sabine Koloch

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 141.48

    Die Kommunikationsthematik wird hier erstmals auf einer ungewöhnlich breiten Quellengrundlage über einen Zeitraum von drei Jahrhunderten erforscht und frauenfokussiert entfaltet. Das Quellenkorpus ist geprägt von Texten der sogenannten verhaltensmodellierenden Gebrauchsliteratur. Die im Zentrum der thesenreichen Studie stehenden sprachlich... more...

  • Imagined Human Beingsby Bernard Jay Paris

    NYU Press 1997; US$ 27.00

    One of literature's greatest gifts is its portrayal of realistically drawn characters--human beings in whom we can recognize motivations and emotions. In Imagined Human Beings , Bernard J. Paris explores the inner conflicts of some of literature's most famous characters, using Karen Horney's psychoanalytic theories to understand the behavior of these... more...

  • Self-Analysis in Literary Studyby Daniel Rancour-Laferriere

    NYU Press 1994; US$ 85.00

    What makes one reader look for issues of social conformity in Kafka's Metamorphosis while another concentrates on the relationship between Gregor Samsa and his father? Self-Analysis in Literary Study investigates how the psychoanalytic self-analysis enables readers to gain a deeper understanding of literature as well as themselves. In the... more...

  • Companion to Literary Myths, Heroes and Archetypesby Pierre Brunel

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 89.95

    First published in French in 1988, and in English in 1992, this companion explores the nature of the literary myth in a collection of over 100 essays, from Abraham to Zoroaster. Its coverage is international and draws on legends from prehistory to the modern age throughout literature, whether fiction, poetry or drama. Essays on classical figures,... more...

  • The Venice Mythby David Barnes

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Venice holds a unique place in literary and cultural history. Barnes looks at the themes of war, occupation, resistance and fascism to see how the political background has affected the literary works that have come out of this great city. He focuses on key British and American writers, including Byron, Ruskin, Pound and Eliot. more...