Freud's Memory: Psychoanalysis, Mourning and the Stranger Self

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Palgrave Macmillan, Sep 15, 2008 - Psychology - 256 pages
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A wide-ranging reading of Freud's work, this book focuses on Freud's scientifically discredited ideas about inherited memory in relation both to poststructuralist debates about mourning, and to certain uncanny figurative traits in his writing. Freud's Memory argues for an enriched understanding of the strangenesses in Freud rather than any denunciation of psychoanalysis as a bogus explanatory method.

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Contents

Others Memories
37
Mourning as Ethics and Argument
66
Across Limits
92
Copyright

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ROB WHITE is Editor of Film Quarterly and an independent researcher. He has published essays on psychoanalytic theory in Angelaki: Journal of the Theoretical Humanities, Journal of European Studies and Oxford Literary Review.

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