Melville, Shame, and the Evil Eye [NOOK Book]

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This study offers a complex analysis of the psychodynamic role of shame in Melville's work, with detailed readings of Moby-Dick, Pierre, and "Billy Budd." Its concrete application of the rich analytic framework supplied by work of such theorists as Heinz Kohut, Leon Wurmser, Silvan Tomkins, and Donald Nathanson implicitly challenges the contemporary reliance on an often abstract poststructuralist model of psychoanalysis.
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Melville, Shame, and the Evil Eye

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Overview

This study offers a complex analysis of the psychodynamic role of shame in Melville's work, with detailed readings of Moby-Dick, Pierre, and "Billy Budd." Its concrete application of the rich analytic framework supplied by work of such theorists as Heinz Kohut, Leon Wurmser, Silvan Tomkins, and Donald Nathanson implicitly challenges the contemporary reliance on an often abstract poststructuralist model of psychoanalysis.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780791494264
  • Publisher: State University of New York Press
  • Publication date: 9/30/2009
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 681 KB

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
A Note on Abbreviations
Introduction: Melville and Shame 1
Ch. 1 How to Make a Misanthrope 37
Ch. 2 Mortifying Inter-Indebtedness 75
Ch. 3 The Inexorable Self 101
Ch. 4 Motiveless Malignity 135
Ch. 5 Turning the Tables 175
Ch. 6 Dangerous Mergers 213
Ch. 7 The Evil Eye 257
Epilogue: "That Truth Should Be Silent I Had Almost Forgot" 295
Notes 309
Works Cited 327
Index 337
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