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Not without literature: Joyce with Lacan in the reinvention of psychoanalysis
In a careful and sustained reading of the French psychoanalyst Jacques Lacan’s groundbreaking twenty-third seminar, which is largely devoted to the life and work of the Irish writer James Joyce, this dissertation rethinks ...
The unconscious Enlightenment: The origin of the novel and the logic of fantasy
This dissertation examines Enlightenment notions of identity, community and aesthetics as they unfold in key eighteenth-century novels, and thereby rethinks earlier theories of the novel which hold it to be merely complicit ...
Domestic wilderness: American gothic, sexuation, and skepticism
“Domestic Wilderness: American Gothic, Sexuation, and Skepticism” asserts that the American gothic tradition is a unique response to European skepticism and that it takes the form of narrativizing the problem of sexual ...