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New and Published Books

  1. Freud

    2nd Edition

    By Jonathan Lear

    Series: The Routledge Philosophers

    In this fully updated second edition, Jonathan Lear clearly introduces and assesses all of Freud's thought, focusing on those areas of philosophy on which Freud is acknowledged to have had a lasting impact. These include the philosophy of mind, free will and determinism, rationality, the nature of...

    Published January 5th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Understanding and Treating Patients in Clinical Psychoanalysis

    Lessons from Literature

    By Sandra Buechler

    Series: Psychoanalysis in a New Key Book Series

    Understanding and Treating Patients in Clinical Psychoanalysis: Lessons from Literature describes the problematic ways people learn to cope with life’s fundamental challenges, such as maintaining self-esteem, bearing loss, and growing old. People tend to deal with the challenges of being human in...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Discourse in Psychoanalysis and Literature (Routledge Revivals)

    By Shlomith Rimmon-Kenan

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The essays in this collection, first published in 1987, represent a collective attempt to listen with the third ear to the underhand ways the unspoken has of speaking, and to speak of these ways. By focusing on ‘discourse’ the volume is distinguished from traditional literature by its emphasis on...

    Published September 1st 2014 by Routledge

  4. Imaginary Existences

    A psychoanalytic exploration of phantasy, fiction, dreams and daydreams

    By Ignes Sodre

    Series: The New Library of Psychoanalysis

    Imaginary Existences: A psychoanalytic exploration of phantasy, fiction, dreams and daydreams interweaves scholarly psychoanalytic knowledge and extensive clinical experience with insights derived from close readings of great literature in a uniquely imaginative and creative manner,...

    Published July 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Therapeutic Imagination

    Using literature to deepen psychodynamic understanding and enhance empathy

    By Jeremy Holmes

    Use of the imagination is a key aspect of successful psychotherapeutic treatments. Psychotherapy helps clients get in touch with, awaken, and learn to trust their creative inner life, while therapists use their imaginations to mentalise the suffering other and to trace the unconscious stirrings...

    Published June 19th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Zizek Dictionary

    Edited by Rex Butler

    Slavoj Žižek is the most popular and discussed philosopher in the world today. His prolific writings – across philosophy, psychoanalysis, political and social theory, film, music and religion – always engage and provoke. The power of his ideas, the breadth of his references, his capacity for...

    Published June 5th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Nightingale and the Hawk

    A Psychological Study of Keats' Ode

    By Katharine M. Wilson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Keats

    This book is the result of investiging whether Ode to a Nightingale could be interpreted as the record of an actual song that moved Keats so deeply as to involve, in Jung’s terms, an experience of the Self. . It is in effect a biographical study of one aspect of Keats’ life of the imagination. It...

    Published May 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Psychoanalytic Criticism

    By Elizabeth Wright

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published October 16th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Hegel and Psychoanalysis

    A New Interpretation of "Phenomenology of Spirit"

    By Molly Macdonald

    Series: Routledge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Philosophy

    Both Hegel's philosophy and psychoanalytic theory have profoundly influenced contemporary thought, but they are traditionally seen to work in separate rather than intersecting universes. This book offers a new interpretation of Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit and brings it into conversation the...

    Published August 14th 2013 by Routledge

  10. The Analyst's Ear and the Critic's Eye

    Rethinking psychoanalysis and literature

    By Benjamin H. Ogden, Thomas H. Ogden

    The Analyst’s Ear and the Critic’s Eye is the first volume of literary criticism to be co-authored by a practicing psychoanalyst and a literary critic. The result of this unique collaboration is a lively conversation that not only demonstrates what is most fundamental to each discipline, but...

    Published March 25th 2013 by Routledge