Image and Insight: Essays in Psychoanalysis and the Arts (Psychoanalysis & Culture)

Image and Insight: Essays in Psychoanalysis and the Arts (Psychoanalysis & Culture)

By: Ellen Handler Spitz (author)Paperback

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Drawing on psychoanalytic discourse, the author of this work probes the use of words and images in contemporary culture. She draws upon a number of artistic movements and exhibitions to examine the emotional and intellectual responses to art.

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Contents

Looking and longing; an insubstantial pageant faded; charged objects; artistic image and inward gaze; art without history; a cycle of songs; the inescapability of tragedy; mothers and daughters; meditations on the smile of Dionysus; film as dream; new lamps for old?; conflict and creativity.

Product Details

  • publication date: 09/09/1993
  • ISBN13: 9780231072977
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 290
  • ID: 9780231072977
  • weight: 480
  • ISBN10: 023107297X

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