Lacan, Psychoanalysis, and Comedy - Gherovici, Patricia (Editor), and Steinkoler, Manya (Editor)
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This collection of essays explores laughter, humor, and the comic from a psychoanalytic perspective. Edited by two leading practicing psychoanalysts and with original contributions from Lacanian practitioners and scholars, this cutting-edge volume proposes a paradigm swerve, a Freudian slip on a banana peel. Psychoanalysis has long been associated with tragedy and there is a strong warrant to take up comedy as a more productive model for psychoanalytic practice and critique. Jokes and the comic have not received nearly as ...

Lacan, Psychoanalysis, and Comedy 2016, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781107086173

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