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Thinking art and psychoanalysis

Sayers, Janet V. (2007) Thinking art and psychoanalysis. In: Bainbridge, Caroline and Radstone, Susannah and Rustin, Michael and Yates, Candida, eds. Culture and the Unconscious. Palgrave MacMillan, pp. 74-87. ISBN 978-1-4039-8622-1. (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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Abstract

Psychoanalysis has always wandered outside the consulting room. Freud and his followers wrote on art, creativity, politics and war. This collection returns to those themes and sheds light on how cultural questions can be addressed by a closer dialogue between the clinical and academic psychoanalytic traditions. Culture and the Unconsciousis a major contribution to the development of these debates, bringing together internationally known analysts and academic researchers in a single volume to produce innovative explorations of creativity, culture and the unconscious. The contributors draw on perspectives from a wide range of psychoanalytic theories and traditions to explore an array of classical and popular cultural forms, from literature to opera, drama, music and cinema. Together with the scene-setting introductions, the chapters open up fascinating conversations between art, academia and psychoanalysis, revealing the distinctive approaches of each and emphasising points of commonality and divergence.

Item Type: Book section
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
H Social Sciences
N Fine Arts
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Psychology
Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research
Depositing User: M.L. Barnoux
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2013 15:29 UTC
Last Modified: 29 May 2019 11:06 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/35427 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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