Still Crazy After All These Years: Women, Writing and Psychoanalysis

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Taylor & Francis, Jan 14, 2004 - Literary Criticism - 200 pages
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One of feminism's most dynamic critics brings together psychoanalysis, critical theory and cultural studies to look at how texts construct possibilities and limits for thinking what a woman is, and where women might be going.

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About the author (2004)

After a PhD in Comparative Literature at Yale University, Rachel Bowlby taught at the universities of Sussex, Oxford, and York. In 2004 she moved to University College London where she is Northcliffe Professor of Modern English Literature. She has written books on the history of shopping (Just
Looking, Carried Away), on psychoanalysis and feminism (Still Crazy After All These Years, Shopping with Freud), and on Virginia Woolf (Feminist Destinations and Further Essays on Virginia Woolf). She has also translated a number of works of contemporary French
philosophy, by authors including Jacques Derrida and Jean-Francois Lyotard. In Freudian Mythologies she draws on her background in classical studies.

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