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Psychoanalysis and the Image: Transdisciplinary Perspectives

ISBN: 978-1-4051-3461-3
264 pages
June 2006, Wiley-Blackwell
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Psychoanalysis and the Image brings together an influential team of international scholars who demonstrate innovative ways to apply psychoanalytical resources in the study of international modern art and visual representation.

  • Examines psychoanalytic concepts, values, debates and controversies that have been hallmarks of visual representation in the modern and contemporary periods
  • Covers topics including melancholia, sex, and pathology to the body, and parent-child relations
  • Advances theoretical debates in art history while offering substantive analyses of significant bodies of twentieth century art
  • Edited by internationally renowned art historian Griselda Pollock.
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List of Figures.

Notes on Contributers.

Series Editor's Preface.

Preface.

1. The Image in Psychoanalysis and the Archaeological Metaphor. (Griselda Pollock).

2. Dreaming Art. (Mieke Bal).

3. Fascinance and the Girl-to-m/Other Matrixial Feminine Difference. (Brache L. Ettinger).

4. Melancholia and Cezanne's Portraits: Faces beyond the Mirror. (Young-Paik Chun).

5. Yayoi Kusama between Abstraction and Pathology. (Izumi Nakajime).

6. Diaspora without Resistance? Theresa Hak Kyung Cha's DICTEE and the Law of Genre. (Karyne Ball).

7. Fragment(s) of an Analysis: Chantal Akerman's News from Home (or a Mother-Daughter Tale of Two Cities). (Adriana Cerne).

Bibliography.

Index.

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Griselda Pollock is Professor of Social and Critical Histories of Art and Director of the CATH Centre at the University of Leeds. She is the author of Vision and Difference: Feminism, Femininity and the Histories of Art (1988), Differencing the Canon: Feminist Desire and the Writing of Art’s Histories (1999), Looking Back to the Future: Essays on Art, Life, and Death (2000), and a monograph on Charlotte Salomon, Theatre of Memory (2007).

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  • Edited by internationally renowned art historian Griselda Pollock
  • An exciting and innovative collection using psychoanalytical resources to study modern art and visual representation
  • Covers topics including melancholia, sex, and pathology to the body, and parent-child relations
  • Advances theoretical debates in art history while offering substantive analyses of significant bodies of twentieth century art.
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"With greater clarity than ever, this book articulates the relevance of psychoanalysis for art historical interpretation. The result is a work that must necessarily figure in method and theory courses from now on." Keith Moxey, Barnard College, Columbia University
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