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The Death-Ego and the Vital Self: Romances of Desire in Literature and Psychoanalysis

Gavriel Reisner (Ben-Ephraim)
Format
Book
Published
Madison [N.J.] : Fairleigh Dickinson University Press ; London ; Cranbury, NJ : Associated University Presses, c2003.
Language
English
ISBN
0838639216 (alk. paper)
Contents
  • Introduction : the romance of desire, or, the unattainable in twenty-nine takes --Desire and anti-desire in Beyond the pleasure principle
  • The secret affinities of metapsychology and romance : Freud's "negation" and Keats's "negative capability"
  • Revenge, desire, and the exclusion of romance : Frankenstein
  • From demonic romance to satanic myth : Wuthering Heights
  • From child of the imaginary to the real life of a woman : Jane Eyre
  • Space, the imaginary, and the death-of-the-mother : Sons and lovers
  • Afterword : the listening other and the turn to speech.
Description
277 p. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 240-272) and index.
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