Freud's Drive: Psychoanalysis, Literature and Film by Teresa de LauretisFreud's Drive: Psychoanalysis, Literature and Film by Teresa de Lauretis

Freud's Drive: Psychoanalysis, Literature and Film

byTeresa de Lauretis

Paperback | April 4, 2008

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Teresa De Lauretis makes a bold and orginal argument for the renewed relevance of the Freudian theory of drives, through close readings of texts ranging from cinema and literature to psychoanalysis and cultural theory.
TERESA DE LAURETIS, born and educated in Italy, is Professor of the History of Consciousness at the University of California, Santa Cruz, USA. The author of numerous, widely translated, works in semiotics, feminist theory, psychoanalysis, literary and film theory, she writes in both English and Italian. Her books includeAlice Doesn't(1...
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Title:Freud's Drive: Psychoanalysis, Literature and FilmFormat:PaperbackDimensions:190 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.48 inPublished:April 4, 2008Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230275494

ISBN - 13:9780230275492

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements Introduction: Death @ Work Basic Instincts: An Illustrated Guide to Freud's Theory of Drives The Stubborn Drive: Foucault, Freud, Fanon The Queer Space of the Drive: Rereading Freud with Laplanche Becoming Inorganic: Cronenberg's eXistenZ , Virtuality, and the Death Drive The Odor of Memory: On Reading Djuna Barnes with Freud Notes Bibliography Index

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'This remarkable book by the well-known semiologist Teresa de Lauretis...is an indication of [the author's] ability to understand the present.'

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