Figures of the Pre-Freudian Unconscious from Flaubert to Proust

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An original, wide-ranging contribution to the study of French writing in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, this book examines the ways in which the unconscious was understood in literature in the years before Freud. Exploring the influence of medical and psychological discourse over the existence and/or potential nature of the unconscious, Michael Finn discusses the resistance of feminists opposing medical diagnoses of the female brain as the seat of the unconscious, the hypnotism craze of the 1880s and the ...

Figures of the Pre-Freudian Unconscious from Flaubert to Proust 2017, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781107184565

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