Uncanny Encounters: Literature, Psychoanalysis, and the End of Alterity

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Around 1900, when the last blank spaces on their maps were filled, Europeans traveled to far-flung places hoping to find traces of the spectacularly foreign. They discovered instead what Freud called, several years later, the uncannily familiar: disturbing reflections of themselves--either actual Europeans or Westernized natives.

Uncanny Encounters: Literature, Psychoanalysis, and the End of Alterity 2016, Northwestern University Press, Evanston

ISBN-13: 9780810132092

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Uncanny Encounters: Literature, Psychoanalysis, and the End of Alterity 2016, Northwestern University Press, Evanston

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