Melville, Shame, and the Evil Eye: A Psychoanalytic Reading

Author(s) : Joseph Adamson

Melville, Shame, and the Evil Eye: A Psychoanalytic Reading

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  • Publisher : State University of New York Press
  • Cover : Paperback
  • Category :
    Culture and Psychoanalysis
  • Catalogue No : 2819
  • ISBN 13 : 9780791432808
  • ISBN 10 : 0791432807
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This study offers a complex analysis of the psychodynamic role of shame in Melvilles work, with detailed readings of Moby Dick, Pierre and Billy Budd. Its concrete application of the work of Kohut and others challenges the contemporary reliance on poststructuralist models of psychoanalysis.

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