Reading French Psychoanalysis

Editor : Dana Birksted-Breen, Editor : Alain Gibeault, Editor : Sara Flanders

Reading French Psychoanalysis

Book Details

  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Published : 2010
  • Cover : Paperback
  • Pages : 688
  • Category :
  • Category 2 :
    Lacanian Psychoanalysis
  • Catalogue No : 28831
  • ISBN 13 : 9780415485036
  • ISBN 10 : 0415485037

Reviews and Endorsements

Sections are made up of introductory material by Alain Gibeault, followed by illustrative papers in the following categories:
* the history of psychoanalysis in France
* the pioneers and their legacy
* the setting and the process of psychoanalysis
* phantasy and representation
* the body and the drives
* masculine and feminine sexuality
* psychosis.

An excellent introduction to French psychoanalytical debate, "Reading French Psychoanalysis" sheds a complementary light on thinking that has evolved differently in England and North America. It will be ideal reading for beginners and advanced students of clinical theory as well as experienced psychoanalysts wanting to know more about French Psychoanalytic theory, and how it has developed.

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