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Psychoanalytic Film Theory and the Rules of the Game

Psychoanalytic Film Theory and the Rules of the Game

by Todd McGowan

  • Paperback £15.75 (RRP : £15.99 save £0.24)

The Film Theory in Practice Series fills a gaping hole in the world of film theory. By marrying the explanation of film theory with interpretation of a film, the volumes provide discrete examples of... (more)

Leo Bersani: Queer Theory and Beyond

Leo Bersani: Queer Theory and Beyond

Edited by Mikko Tuhkanen

  • Hardback £60.98 (RRP : £67.75 save £6.77)

For more than fifty years, Leo Bersani’s writing has inspired and challenged scholars in the fields of literary criticism and theory, cultural studies, queer theory, psychoanalysis, and film and... (more)

Soul Machine: The Invention of the Modern Mind

Soul Machine: The Invention of the Modern Mind

by George Makari

  • Hardback £29.00

Soul Machine takes us back to the origins of modernity, a time when a crisis in religious authority and the scientific revolution led to searching questions about the nature of human inner life. This... (more)

Answering a Question with a Question: Contemporary Psychoanalysis and Jewish Thought: Volume 2: A Tradition of Inquiry

Answering a Question with a Question: Contemporary Psychoanalysis and Jewish Thought: Volume 2: A Tradition of Inquiry

Edited by Lewis Aron, Libby Henik

  • Hardback £86.85 (RRP : £96.50 save £9.65)

Inquiry, questioning, and wonder are defining features of both psychoanalysis and the Jewish tradition. The question invites inquiry, analysis, discussion, debate, multiple meanings, and... (more)

Freud and Yoga: Two Philosophies of Mind Compared

Freud and Yoga: Two Philosophies of Mind Compared

by Hellfried Krusche, T. K. V. Desikachar

  • Paperback £12.99

Yoga philosophy and Freud's revolutionary approach to psychology could not have been developed in more different times, places, or cultural conditions. And yet these two profound and dynamic systems... (more)

Meaning, Madness and Political Subjectivity: A Study of Schizophrenia and Culture in Turkey

Meaning, Madness and Political Subjectivity: A Study of Schizophrenia and Culture in Turkey

by Sadeq Rahimi

  • Hardback £108.00 (RRP : £120.00 save £12.00)

This book explores the relationship between subjective experience and the cultural, political and historical paradigms in which the individual is embedded. Providing a deep analysis of three... (more)

Geographies of Psychoanalysis: Encounters Between Cultures in Tehran

Geographies of Psychoanalysis: Encounters Between Cultures in Tehran

Edited by Lorena Preta

  • Paperback £9.00 (RRP : £10.00 save £1.00)

Can psychoanalytical hypotheses have a universal value? Can they describe the same - or a similar – psychic dynamic for any human, regardless of the historical, social and cultural context? Can... (more)

Deleuze and Desire

Deleuze and Desire

by Piotrek Swiatkowski

  • Paperback £37.80 (RRP : £42.00 save £4.20)

The engagement of Deleuze with psychoanalysis has led to the development of a remarkable and highly influential theory about human desire. The most systematic account of this theory, crucial for... (more)

Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy in China: Volume 1

Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy in China: Volume 1

Edited by David E. Scharff

  • Paperback £24.99

This peer-reviewed journal proposes to explore the introduction of psychoanalysis, psychoanalytic therapy, and the wider application of psychoanalytic ideas into China. It aims to have articles... (more)

Argentina on the Couch: Psychiatry, State and Society, 1880 to the Present

Argentina on the Couch: Psychiatry, State and Society, 1880 to the Present

by Mariano Ben Plotkin

  • Paperback £20.66 (RRP : £22.95 save £2.29)

Argentina is the world's centre of psychoanalysis in the twenty-first century. Not only have many Argentines undergone psychoanalytic therapy, but Argentines from taxi drivers to actresses, from... (more)

Permission to Narrate: Explorations in Group Analysis, Psychoanalysis, Culture

Permission to Narrate: Explorations in Group Analysis, Psychoanalysis, Culture

by Martin Weegmann

  • Paperback £19.79 (RRP : £21.99 save £2.20)

Permission to Narrate develops exciting new theory and explorations for group analysis. They are diverse in range and, from differing bases in theory and research, aim to cast light on how clients... (more)

Psychoanalysis in an Age of Accelerating Cultural Change: Spiritual Globalization

Psychoanalysis in an Age of Accelerating Cultural Change: Spiritual Globalization

by Neil Altman

  • Paperback £31.49 (RRP : £34.99 save £3.50)

Psychoanalysis in an Age of Accelerating Cultural Change: Spiritual Globalization addresses the current status of mental health work in the public and private sectors. The careful, thorough, approach... (more)

The Motive for Metaphor: Brief Essays on Poetry and Psychoanalysis

The Motive for Metaphor: Brief Essays on Poetry and Psychoanalysis

by Henry M. Seiden

  • Paperback £15.29 (RRP : £16.99 save £1.70)

This book is a small anthology: each chapter a kind of meditation—on poetry and psychoanalysis; on a poem, sometimes two; on poetry in general; on thought itself. The poems are beautiful, some are... (more)

Creativity and Psychotic States in Exceptional People: The Work of Murray Jackson

Creativity and Psychotic States in Exceptional People: The Work of Murray Jackson

by Murray Jackson

  • Paperback £35.09 (RRP : £38.99 save £3.90)

Creativity and Psychotic States in Exceptional People tells the story of the lives of four exceptionally gifted individuals: Vincent van Gogh, Vaslav Nijinsky, Jose Saramago and John Nash. Previously... (more)

Freud and the Non-European

Freud and the Non-European

by Edward W. Said, Christopher Bollas

  • Paperback £9.99

Banned by the Freud institute in Vienna, this controversial lecture eventually became Edward Said's final book. Freud and the Non-European builds on Said's abiding interest in the psychoanalyst's... (more)

The Concept of Anxiety: A Simple Psychologically Oriented Deliberation

The Concept of Anxiety: A Simple Psychologically Oriented Deliberation

by Soren Kierkegaard, Alastair Hannay

  • Paperback £11.69 (RRP : £12.99 save £1.30)

Brilliantly synthesizing human insights with Christian dogma, Soren Kierkegaard presented, in 1844, The Concept of Anxiety as a landmark psychological deliberation, suggesting that our only hope in... (more)

The Bonds of Love, Revisited

The Bonds of Love, Revisited

Edited by Eyal Rozmarin

  • Hardback £103.50 (RRP : £115.00 save £11.50)

Jessica Benjamin is one of the most important and influential psychoanalysts of the last four decades. She is one of the founders of relational psychoanalysis, a movement that has by now expanded... (more)

God, Freud and Religion: The Origins of Faith, Fear and Fundamentalism

God, Freud and Religion: The Origins of Faith, Fear and Fundamentalism

by Dianna T. Kenny

  • Paperback £35.09 (RRP : £38.99 save £3.90)
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The Bible tells us that God created man in his own image. Freud argued the reverse - that Man created God in his image. This book interrogates these two propositions to provide a coherent account of... (more)

Structure and Spontaneity in Clinical Prose: A Writer's Guide for Psychoanalysts and Psychotherapists

Structure and Spontaneity in Clinical Prose: A Writer's Guide for Psychoanalysts and Psychotherapists

by Suzi Naiburg

  • Paperback £34.19 (RRP : £37.99 save £3.80)

Structure and Spontaneity in Clinical Prose will teach you how to read gifted writers for inspiration and practical lessons in the craft of writing. It will help you apply the principles and... (more)

Understanding and Treating Patients in Clinical Psychoanalysis: Lessons from Literature

Understanding and Treating Patients in Clinical Psychoanalysis: Lessons from Literature

by Sandra Buechler

  • Paperback £31.49 (RRP : £34.99 save £3.50)

Understanding and Treating Patients in Clinical Psychoanalysis: Lessons from Literature describes the problematic ways people learn to cope with life's fundamental challenges, such as maintaining... (more)

Body Image and Identity in Contemporary Societies: Psychoanalytic, Social, Cultural and Aesthetic Perspectives

Body Image and Identity in Contemporary Societies: Psychoanalytic, Social, Cultural and Aesthetic Perspectives

Edited by Ekaterina Sukhanova, Hans-Otto Thomashoff

  • Paperback £35.99 (RRP : £39.99 save £4.00)

Popular interest in body image issues has grown dramatically in recent years, due to an emphasis on individual responsibility and self-determination in contemporary society as well as the seemingly... (more)

The Freudian Orient: Early Psychoanalysis, Anti-Semitic Challenge, and the Vicissitudes of Orientalist Discourse

The Freudian Orient: Early Psychoanalysis, Anti-Semitic Challenge, and the Vicissitudes of Orientalist Discourse

by Frank F. Scherer

  • Paperback £24.29 (RRP : £26.99 save £2.70)

This study consists of a twofold, interrelated enquiry: the Orientalism of psychoanalysis and the psychoanalysis of Orientalism – bringing into conversation Sigmund Freud and Edward Said and,... (more)

A Compulsion for Antiquity: Freud and the Ancient World

A Compulsion for Antiquity: Freud and the Ancient World

by Richard H. Armstrong

  • Paperback £23.39 (RRP : £25.99 save £2.60)

As he developed his striking new science of the mind, Sigmund Freud had frequent recourse to ancient culture and the historical disciplines that draw on it. A Compulsion for Antiquity fully explores... (more)

Women and Images of Men in Cinema: Gender Construction in <i>La Belle et la Bête</i> by Jean Cocteau

Women and Images of Men in Cinema: Gender Construction in La Belle et la Bête by Jean Cocteau

Edited by Andreas Hamburger

  • Paperback £22.49 (RRP : £24.99 save £2.50)

Women and men in cinema are imaginary constructs created by filmmakers and their audiences. The film-psychoanalytic approach reveals how movies subliminally influence unconscious reception. On the... (more)

One-Dimensional Man: Studies in the Ideology of Advanced Industrial Society

One-Dimensional Man: Studies in the Ideology of Advanced Industrial Society

by Douglas M. Kellner, Herbert Marcuse

  • Paperback £15.99

One of the most important texts of modern times, Herbert Marcuse's analysis and image of a one-dimensional man in a one-dimensional society has shaped many young radicals' way of seeing and... (more)

Narcissism and its Discontents

Narcissism and its Discontents

by Julie Walsh

  • Hardback £58.49 (RRP : £64.99 save £6.50)

Narcissism and Its Discontents challenges the received wisdom that narcissism is only destructive of good social relations. By building on insights from psychoanalysis and critical theory it puts... (more)

Embodied Encounters: New Approaches to Psychoanalysis and Cinema

Embodied Encounters: New Approaches to Psychoanalysis and Cinema

Edited by Agnieszka Piotrowska

  • Paperback £33.29 (RRP : £36.99 save £3.70)

What is the role of the unconscious in our visceral approaches to cinema? Embodied Encounters offers a unique collection of essays written by leading thinkers and writers in film studies, with a... (more)

Psychoanalysis and the Artistic Endeavor: Conversations with Literary and Visual Artists

Psychoanalysis and the Artistic Endeavor: Conversations with Literary and Visual Artists

by Lois Oppenheim

  • Paperback £33.29 (RRP : £36.99 save £3.70)

Psychoanalysis and the Artistic Endeavor offers an intriguing window onto the creative thinking of several well-known and highly creative individuals. Internationally renowned writers, painters,... (more)

Fragile Learning: The Influence of Anxiety

Fragile Learning: The Influence of Anxiety

by David Mathew

  • Paperback £27.89 (RRP : £30.99 save £3.10)
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What are the barriers and obstacles to adults learning? What makes the process of adult learning so fragile? And what exactly do we mean by Fragile Learning? This book addresses these questions in... (more)

Creative Analysis: Art, Creativity and Clinical Process

Creative Analysis: Art, Creativity and Clinical Process

by George Hagman

  • Paperback £29.69 (RRP : £32.99 save £3.30)

Creative Analysis: Art, Creativity and Clinical Process explores the dynamics of creativity in psychoanalytic treatment. It argues that the creative process of the analytic interaction is... (more)

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