New Maladies of the Soul
"These days, who still has a soul?" asks Julia Kristeva in her latest psychoanalytic exploration, New Maladies of the Soul. Drawing on her fifteen years of experience as a practicing psychoanalyst, Kristeva reveals to readers a new kind of patient, symptomatic of an age of political upheaval, mass mediated culture, and the dramatic overhaul of familial and sexual mores. New Maladies of the Soul poses a troubling question about the human subject in the West today: Is the psychic space that we have traditionally known disappearing?
Kristeva finds that the psychoanalytic models of Freud and Lacan need to be reread in light of this new patient, a product of the contemporary moral crisis of values resulting from a loss of ideology and a deterioration of belief. By revisiting Freud and Lacan, Kristeva offers the hope of a new psychoanalysis. Each patient, she contends, suffers from a unique malady which must be targeted.
In the first half of New Maladies of the Soul, Kristeva offers a series of detailed and fascinating case studies that reinforce her provocative theoretical notions. These case studies illustrate today's "new maladies" - common psychiatric disturbances such as hysteria, obsessional neurosis, and perversion - as they are manifested in today's patient.
Drawing on the work of psychologist Helene Deutsch and the writer Germaine de Stael. Kristeva turns her attention in the second half of New Maladies of the Soul to women's experience and contributions within the broader context of contemporary history. Delving into art, literature, autobiography, and theories of language, she continues with an exploration of cultural products ranging from the Bible to the work of Leonardo da Vinci.
Julia Kristeva offers the hope that these maladies harbor new creative potential, and new hope for the soul - if we can comprehend their effect on the individual and collective experiences of our time.
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"Do you have a soul?" asks the first sentence of this book, and at the end the reader is still uncertain how the author answers that question. Based on the book's title, one guesses that Kristeva (The Old Man and the Wolves, LJ 12/94; Strangers to Ourselves, LJ 4/1/91) would answer in the affirmative. But what are these new maladies? There's nothing new about the psychiatric illnesses discussed in the first half of the book--obsession, perversions, and depression have been around for quite a while. The second half, entitled "History," rambles around world literature, with cryptic references in Lacanian doublespeak to the Bible, Madame de Stael, James Joyce, and the women's movement. A more appropriate opening might have been "Does this book have a point?" Large academic and research libraries whose patrons have postmodernist inclinations will need this book; others can skip it.--Mary Ann Hughes, Neill P.L., Pullman, Wa.
Review: New Maladies of the SoulUser Review - Erdem Tasdelen - Goodreads
Kristeva continues to spread her psychoanalytic venom. In all honesty I really don't understand how anyone buys into this mythical gibberish. Bringing these texts together as an inquiry into new ... Read full review
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A Revived Hysteria
The Inexpressible Child
Reading the Bible
The Adolescent Novel
The Wheel of Smiles
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