On Not Being Able to Sleep: Psychoanalysis and the Modern World

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In these powerful essays Jacqueline Rose delves into the questions that keep us awake at night, into issues of privacy and publishing, exposure and shame. Do some women writers - Christina Rossetti, Anne Sexton, Sylvia Plath - have a special talent for self-revelation? Or are they simply more vulnerable to the invasions of biography? Turning to psychoanalysis, Rose explores its affinity with modernism and asks what it can tell us about the limits of knowledge, both about the most intimate and baffling components of ...

On Not Being Able To Sleep: Psychoanalysis and the Modern World 2004, Vintage, London

ISBN-13: 9780099286042

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On Not Being Able to Sleep: Psychoanalysis and the Modern World 2003, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691117461

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