Freud, Proust and Lacan: Theory as Fiction by Malcolm BowieFreud, Proust and Lacan: Theory as Fiction by Malcolm Bowie

Freud, Proust and Lacan: Theory as Fiction

byMalcolm Bowie

Paperback | January 29, 1988

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The views of Freud, Proust and Lacan are depicted through this staging of a series of provocative dialogues between psychological science and imaginative literature of the twentieth century.
Title:Freud, Proust and Lacan: Theory as FictionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0.55 inPublished:January 29, 1988Publisher:Cambridge University Press

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ISBN - 10:0521275881

ISBN - 13:9780521275880

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Table of Contents

List of illustrations; Acknowledgements; Notes on texts and translations; Introduction; 1. Freud's dreams of knowledge; 2. Proust, jealousy, knowledge; 3. Freud and Proust; 4. Lacan; 5. Lacan and literature; Epilogue; Notes; Index.

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'Professor Bowie's perspicious triangulation of the works of Freud, Proust, and Lacan yields fascinating insights into the thought of each - and provocative, though appropriately qualified, speculations regarding the relations among 'theory', 'fiction', and 'perception' in their respective efforts to map the terrain of human consciousness. This book should be welcomed by critics, theorists, and historians of literature and culture alike.' Hayden White, University of California, Santa Cruz