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Embodied Encounters: New Approaches to Psychoanalysis and Cinema

Embodied Encounters: New Approaches to Psychoanalysis and Cinema

Edited by Agnieszka Piotrowska

  • Paperback £40.49 (RRP : £44.99 save £4.50)

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 £35.09 (RRP : £38.99 save £3.90)

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

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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 £31.49 (RRP : £34.99 save £3.50)

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)

Deleuze and the Schizoanalysis of Cinema

Deleuze and the Schizoanalysis of Cinema

Edited by Ian Buchanan, Patricia MacCormack

  • Paperback £26.99

This is a hugely important collection of essays on Deleuze and Cinema from an international panel of experts. In 1971, Deleuze and Guattari's collaborative work, Anti-Oedipus: Capitalism and... (more)

Portraits of the Insane: Theodore Gericault and the Subject of Psychotherapy

Portraits of the Insane: Theodore Gericault and the Subject of Psychotherapy

by Robert Snell

  • Paperback £28.79 (RRP : £31.99 save £3.20)

In the early 1820s, in the gloomy aftermath of the 1789 Revolution and the Napoleonic wars, the French Romantic painter Théodore Géricault (1791-1824) made five portraits of patients in an asylum or... (more)

Relating to God: Clinical Psychoanalysis, Spirituality, and Theism

Relating to God: Clinical Psychoanalysis, Spirituality, and Theism

by Daniel Merkur

  • Hardback £63.00 (RRP : £70.00 save £7.00)

In Relating to God: Clinical Psychoanalysis, Spirituality, and Theism, Dan Merkur conceptualizes religious discourse within psychoanalysis. He proposes that God be treated as a transferential figure... (more)

Psychoanalysis, Culture, and Religion: Essays in Honour of Sudhir Kakar

Psychoanalysis, Culture, and Religion: Essays in Honour of Sudhir Kakar

Edited by Dinesh Sharma

  • Hardback £26.99

This collection of essays celebrates three streams of knowledge-psychoanalysis, culture, and religion-and their confluence in Kakar's work as a kind of post-independence renaissances of the Indian... (more)

Recollecting Freud

Recollecting Freud

by Isidor Sadger

  • Paperback £19.95

This eyewitness account by one of Sigmund Freud's earliest students has been rediscovered for twenty-first-century readers. Isidor Sadger's recollections provide a unique window into the early days... (more)

Freud and Culture

Freud and Culture

by Eric Smadja

  • Paperback £26.09 (RRP : £28.99 save £2.90)

In this book Eric Smadja explores the representations of society and culture that Freud developed in the course of his work. Distinct from contemporary sociological and anthropological conceptions,... (more)

Stop Making Sense: Music from the Perspective of the Real

Stop Making Sense: Music from the Perspective of the Real

by Scott Wilson

  • Paperback £28.79 (RRP : £31.99 save £3.20)

Stop Making Sense offers an original and compelling theory of music “from the perspective of the real” as this term is understood according to the Lacanian orientation in psychoanalysis. Specific... (more)

After Genocide: How Ordinary Jews Face the Holocaust

After Genocide: How Ordinary Jews Face the Holocaust

by Sue Lieberman

  • Paperback £29.69 (RRP : £32.99 save £3.30)
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2015 was the seventieth anniversary of the end of World War Two, and, for Jews, the seventieth anniversary of the end of the worst Jewish catastrophe in diaspora history. After Genocide considers... (more)

Underworlds: Philosophies of the Unconscious from Psychoanalysis to Metaphysics

Underworlds: Philosophies of the Unconscious from Psychoanalysis to Metaphysics

by Jon Mills

  • Hardback £112.50 (RRP : £125.00 save £12.50)

The first book of its kind to provide a detailed analysis of the history of the unconscious from the underworlds of Greek and Egyptian mythology to psychoanalysis and metaphysics, Jon Mills presents... (more)

Knowing Victims: Feminism and Victim Politics in Neoliberal Times

Knowing Victims: Feminism and Victim Politics in Neoliberal Times

by Rebecca Stringer

  • Paperback £37.79 (RRP : £41.99 save £4.20)

Knowing Victims explores the theme of victimhood in contemporary feminism and politics. It focuses upon popular and scholarly constructions of feminism as 'victim feminism' - an ideology of passive... (more)

The Fascist State of Mind and the Manufacturing of Masculinity: A Psychoanalytic Approach

The Fascist State of Mind and the Manufacturing of Masculinity: A Psychoanalytic Approach

by Christina Wieland

  • Paperback £36.89 (RRP : £40.99 save £4.10)

This book attempts to describe in psychoanalytic terms the psychological consequences of massive social trauma and national humiliation, and the regression that takes place within the individual... (more)

The Therapeutic Imagination: Using Literature to Deepen Psychodynamic Understanding and Enhance Empathy

The Therapeutic Imagination: Using Literature to Deepen Psychodynamic Understanding and Enhance Empathy

by Jeremy Holmes

  • Hardback £112.50 (RRP : £125.00 save £12.50)

Use of the imagination is a key aspect of successful psychotherapeutic treatments. Psychotherapy helps clients get in touch with, awaken, and learn to trust their creative inner life, while... (more)

Explorations in Psychoanalytic Ethnography

Explorations in Psychoanalytic Ethnography

Edited by Jadran Mimica

  • Paperback £25.16 (RRP : £27.95 save £2.79)

Whereas most anthropological research is grounded in social, cultural and biological analysis of the human condition, this volume opens up a different approach: its concerns are the psychic depths of... (more)

Freud on Religion

Freud on Religion

by Marsha Aileen Hewitt

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

Freud argued that religions originate in the unconscious needs, longings and fantasies of human minds. His work has served to highlight how any analysis of religion must explore mental life, both the... (more)

The Zizek Dictionary

The Zizek Dictionary

Edited by Rex Butler

  • Paperback £28.79 (RRP : £31.99 save £3.20)

Slavoj Zizek is the most popular and discussed philosopher in the world today. His prolific writings - across philosophy, psychoanalysis, political and social theory, film, music and religion - ... (more)

Cixous, Derrida, Psychoanalysis

Cixous, Derrida, Psychoanalysis

Edited by Mark Dawson, Mairead Hanrahan

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

This book considers the different ways psychoanalysis is of immense importance to the work of Helene Cixous and Jacques Derrida. Bringing together original essays by leading contemporary thinkers in... (more)

Elements of Reparation: Truth, Faith, and Transformation in the Works of Heidegger, Bion, and Beyond

Elements of Reparation: Truth, Faith, and Transformation in the Works of Heidegger, Bion, and Beyond

by Brent Potter

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

Damage and reparation are central themes of human existence. Melanie Klein, among other pivotal discoveries, noted our capacity for destructiveness towards others and ourselves. More importantly, she... (more)

The War Inside: Psychoanalysis Total War and the Making of the Democratic Self in Postwar Britain

The War Inside: Psychoanalysis Total War and the Making of the Democratic Self in Postwar Britain

by Michal Shapira

  • Hardback £71.09 (RRP : £78.99 save £7.90)

The War Inside is a groundbreaking history of the contribution of British psychoanalysis to the making of social democracy, childhood, and the family during World War II and the postwar... (more)

Women and Creativity: A Psychoanalytic Glimpse Through Art, Literature, and Social Structure

Women and Creativity: A Psychoanalytic Glimpse Through Art, Literature, and Social Structure

Edited by Laura Tognoli Pasquali, Frances Thomson-Salo

  • Paperback £32.39 (RRP : £35.99 save £3.60)

This latest book in the Psychoanalysis and Women series includes writings from practising psychoanalysts mainly from Italy and Europe. They take a wide sweep in exploring many aspects of women's... (more)

Lost in Space: Amexane - Paths of Impossibility

Lost in Space: Amexane - Paths of Impossibility

by Judith Gracie

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'“The mares which bear me as far as my desires might reach ...”: a piece of writing from two and a half thousand years ago catches the intent of this work. The author has etched a body of poetry that... (more)

What Shakespeare Teaches Us About Psychoanalysis: A Local Habitation and a Name

What Shakespeare Teaches Us About Psychoanalysis: A Local Habitation and a Name

by Dorothy T. Grunes, Jerome M. Grunes

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Using Shakespeare's work to expand our understanding of what it is to be human, this book of applied psychoanalysis furthers the study of Shakespeare, literary theory, dramatic arts, and... (more)

From Freud To Kafka: The Paradoxical Foundation of the Life-and-Death Instinct

From Freud To Kafka: The Paradoxical Foundation of the Life-and-Death Instinct

by Philippe Refabert

  • Paperback £17.09 (RRP : £18.99 save £1.90)

This book takes the reader on a captivating journey leading from an erroneous founding assumption inherited from Freud, to the proposal of a principle better suited to allowing the psychoanalyst to... (more)

Race, Memory and the Apartheid Archive: Towards a Transformative Psychosocial Praxis

Race, Memory and the Apartheid Archive: Towards a Transformative Psychosocial Praxis

Edited by Garth Stevens, Norman Duncan

  • Hardback £80.99 (RRP : £89.99 save £9.00)

For decades the global gaze on South African society invariably focused on it as a symbol of the inevitable excesses of social engineering, racism and violence under the apartheid dispensation; with... (more)

(Post)apartheid Conditions: Psychoanalysis and Social Formation

(Post)apartheid Conditions: Psychoanalysis and Social Formation

by Derek Hook

  • Hardback £54.90 (RRP : £61.00 save £6.10)

What are the psychical mechanisms that underlie a given social formation? (Post)apartheid Conditions investigates this question by exploring a series of psychosocial topics - the body,... (more)

Identities in Transition: The Growth and Development of a Multicultural Therapist

Identities in Transition: The Growth and Development of a Multicultural Therapist

Edited by Monisha Nayar-Akhtar

  • Paperback £26.09 (RRP : £28.99 save £2.90)

Identities in Transition is a book about the growth and development of a multicultural therapist/analyst. Hailing from all around the world (Argentina, England, Egypt, India, Israel, Iran, Lebanon,... (more)

Greed: Sex, Money, Power, and Politics

Greed: Sex, Money, Power, and Politics

Edited by Elizabeth Ronis, Leslie Shaw

  • Paperback £24.26 (RRP : £26.95 save £2.69)

“Greed was central to the recent American financial debacle. The debacle destroyed many trillions of dollars of wealth across the globe and vastly diminished the status of the United States as a ... (more)

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