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Author Kennedy, Roger.

Title Psychoanalysis, History and Subjectivity : Now of the Past.

Imprint Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014.

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Description 1 online resource (196 pages)
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; 1 Introduction, or swimming in the past; SECTION 1 History of events/history of layers; 2 Who killed President Kennedy?; 3 A history of the closure threat to the Cassel Hospital; SECTION 2 The 'subject matter' of history; A SUBJECTIVITY AND HISTORY: PRELIMINARY CONSIDERATIONS; 4 In my end is my beginning; 5 Greeks and Jews; 6 Dreaming history; 7 Fragmentation and cohesion: one history or many?; B THE SUBJECTIVE DIMENSION DEVELOPED; 8 Subject as foundation; 9 The fragmented subject; 10 The subject of narrative; SECTION 3 History and the clinical encounter.
11 The now of the past12 Conclusions; Bibliography; Index.
Summary Clinical psychoanalysis since Freud has put reconstruction of the patient's history at the forefront of its task but in recent years, this approach has not been so prominent. This book aims to explore and re-evaluate the relationship between history and psychoanalysis. Roger Kennedy develops new perspectives on historiography by applying psychoanalytic insight to the key issues of narrative, time and subjectivity in the construction of historical accounts. He also throws new light on the importance of history for and within psychoanalytic treatment. It is argued that human subjectivity i.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-181) and index.
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Subject Psychoanalysis and history.
Psychoanalytic Theory.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Kennedy, Roger. Psychoanalysis, History and Subjectivity : Now of the Past. Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2014 9781583912607
ISBN 9781317710691 (electronic bk.)
131771069X (electronic bk.)
1583912614 (pbk.)