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The death-ego and the vital self : romances of desire in literature and psychoanalysis / Gavriel Reisner (Ben-Ephraim).

Author/Creator:
Reisner, Gavriel, 1946-
Publication:
Madison [N.J.] : Fairleigh Dickinson University Press ; London ; Cranbury, NJ : Associated University Presses, c2003.
Format/Description:
Book
277 p. ; 24 cm.
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Subjects:
Lawrence, D. H. (David Herbert), 1885-1930 Sons and lovers.
Freud, Sigmund, 1856-1939. Jenseits des Lustprinzips.
English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Psychoanalysis and literature -- Great Britain.
Psychology in literature.
Desire in literature.
Death in literature.
Self in literature.
Contents:
Introduction : the romance of desire, or, the unattainable in twenty-nine takes
Desire and anti-desire in Beyond the pleasure principle
The secret affinities of metapsychology and romance : Freud's "negation" and Keats's "negative capability"
Revenge, desire, and the exclusion of romance : Frankenstein
From demonic romance to satanic myth : Wuthering Heights
From child of the imaginary to the real life of a woman : Jane Eyre
Space, the imaginary, and the death-of-the-mother : Sons and lovers
Afterword : the listening other and the turn to speech.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 240-272) and index.
ISBN:
0838639216 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
50906049