Feminism and Psychoanalysis: A Critical Dictionary
November 1992, Wiley-Blackwell
Entries deal with concepts from and significant figures in psychoanalysis, issues of sexual politics that intersect with psychoanalysis, feminist aesthetics and criticism which both use and challenge psychoanalytic thought. Each entry concludes with a short, carefully selected list of further reading.
Dianne Chisholm, Assistant Professor of English, University of Alberta.
Juliet Flower MacCannell, Professor of English and Comparative Literature, University of California at Irvine.
Margaret Whitford, Reader in French, Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London.
* Questions the role of psychoanalysis in enabling women to challenge the forms of representation that constrain and oppress them.
* Introduces the key literature in feminism and psychoanalysis.
"The entries are written by many of the best writers in the field; the bibliographies are invaluable ... Does an excellent job naming and covering the variety of issues at stake." Jane Gallop, University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee
"Impeccably researched, as well as lucidly written." Madelon Sprengnether, University of Minnesota
"This Dictionary will be an essential resource for anyone undertaking research in the area of 'feminism and psychoanalysis'." Morag Shiach, British Journal of Psychotherapy