New Maladies of the Soul / Edition 1

New Maladies of the Soul / Edition 1

by Julia Kristeva
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0231099835

ISBN-13: 9780231099837

Pub. Date: 10/17/1997

Publisher: Columbia University Press

These days, who still has a soul? asks Julia Kristeva in her psychoanalytic exploration, New Maladies of the Soul. Hailed by Peter Brooks in the New York Times as "a critic of great psychoanalytic insight," Kristeva reveals to readers a new kind of patient, symptomatic of an age of political upheaval, mass-mediated culture, and the dramatic overhaul

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These days, who still has a soul? asks Julia Kristeva in her psychoanalytic exploration, New Maladies of the Soul. Hailed by Peter Brooks in the New York Times as "a critic of great psychoanalytic insight," Kristeva reveals to readers a new kind of patient, symptomatic of an age of political upheaval, mass-mediated culture, and the dramatic overhaul of familial and sexual mores. The book poses a troubling question about the human subject in the West today: Is the psychic space that we have traditionally known disappearing?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231099837
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
10/17/1997
Series:
European Perspectives: A Series in Social Thought and Cultural Criticism Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
242
Product dimensions:
5.88(w) x 8.83(h) x 0.66(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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