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

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

by Jacqueline Rose
     
 

"Jacqueline Rose has no peer among critics of her generation. The brilliance of her literary insights, the lucidity of her prose, and the subtlety of her analyses are simply breathtaking. On Not Being Able to Sleep strikes me as a rare amalgam of her thought about literary and psychoanalytic issues, accomplished with remarkable poise and unfailing interest."

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"Jacqueline Rose has no peer among critics of her generation. The brilliance of her literary insights, the lucidity of her prose, and the subtlety of her analyses are simply breathtaking. On Not Being Able to Sleep strikes me as a rare amalgam of her thought about literary and psychoanalytic issues, accomplished with remarkable poise and unfailing interest."—Edward W. Said

"This is an extraordinarily intelligent and engaging piece of work, extremely well written throughout and pursuing a range of timely, indeed urgent topics."—Michael Wood, Princeton University

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ForeWord
A readable, witty text full of insights and challenges for all serious readers. . . . Rose is brilliantly perceptive and wisely humble at the same time. . . . In addition to poetry, Rose brings moderate feminism, ethical principle, social conscience, and wide reading to the task. She ties the package together with common sense and clarity.
— E. James Lieberman
ForeWord - E.James Lieberman
A readable, witty text full of insights and challenges for all serious readers. . . . Rose is brilliantly perceptive and wisely humble at the same time. . . . In addition to poetry, Rose brings moderate feminism, ethical principle, social conscience, and wide reading to the task. She ties the package together with common sense and clarity.
ForeWord - E. James Lieberman
A readable, witty text full of insights and challenges for all serious readers. . . . Rose is brilliantly perceptive and wisely humble at the same time. . . . In addition to poetry, Rose brings moderate feminism, ethical principle, social conscience, and wide reading to the task. She ties the package together with common sense and clarity.
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"A readable, witty text full of insights and challenges for all serious readers. . . . Rose is brilliantly perceptive and wisely humble at the same time. . . . In addition to poetry, Rose brings moderate feminism, ethical principle, social conscience, and wide reading to the task. She ties the package together with common sense and clarity."—E. James Lieberman, ForeWord

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780691117461
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Publication date:
08/11/2003
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.22(w) x 9.54(h) x 0.83(d)

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Michael Wood
This is an extraordinarily intelligent and engaging piece of work, extremely well written throughout and pursuing a range of timely, indeed urgent topics.
Michael Wood, Princeton University
Edward W. Said
Jacqueline Rose has no peer among critics of her generation. The brilliance of her literary insights, the lucidity of her prose, and the subtlety of her analyses are simply breathtaking. On Not Being Able to Sleep strikes me as a rare amalgam of her thought about literary and psychoanalytic issues, accomplished with remarkable poise and unfailing interest.

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