Unconscious Structure in "the Idiot": A Study in Literature and Psychoanalysis

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Arguing that psychoanalytic method enlarges and enriches the significance of literature by discovering a fundamental unconscious structure governing meaning and form in the literary text, Elizabeth Dalton presents both a new and lucid reformulation of the theory of psychoanalytic criticism and a penetrating study of Dostoevsky's great novel, The Idiot. In answering the objections to psychoanalytic criticism, she contends that the method--if properly understood--can be used without falling into reductionism and without ...

Unconscious Structure in "The Idiot": A Study in Literature and Psychoanalysis 2016, Princeton University Press, New Jersey

ISBN-13: 9780691648149

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Unconscious Structure in "The Idiot": A Study in Literature and Psychoanalysis 2015, Princeton University Press, New Jersey

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Unconscious Structure in "The Idiot": A Study in Literature and Psychoanalysis 1979, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691063645

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