Other Women: Lesbian/Bisexual Experience and Psychoanalytic Views of Women

Other Women: Lesbian/Bisexual Experience and Psychoanalytic Views of Women

by Beverly Burch
     
 

How can contemporary psychoanalysis be used to understand the sexuality and experiences of bisexual or lesbian women without marginalizing them? Burch explores how lesbian, bisexual, and heterosexual women's experiences may be incorporated into psychoanalytic theory, arguing convincingly that the dynamics of lesbian and bisexual relationships are part of women's

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Overview

How can contemporary psychoanalysis be used to understand the sexuality and experiences of bisexual or lesbian women without marginalizing them? Burch explores how lesbian, bisexual, and heterosexual women's experiences may be incorporated into psychoanalytic theory, arguing convincingly that the dynamics of lesbian and bisexual relationships are part of women's development and desires, rather than dysfunctions of them.

Columbia University Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231106030
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
02/18/1997
Series:
Between Men~Between Women: Lesbian and Gay Studies Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.06(w) x 9.03(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Psychoanalytic Theory and Narratives of WomenThe Mythology of the Family RomanceFamily Romances and Sexual SolutionsGender Identities, Lesbianism, and Potential SpaceMothers and Daughter s in the Family RomanceFamilies of WomenThemes in Lesbian Relationships: The Question of MergerThemes in Lesbian Relationships: The Balance of PowerLesbian Sexuality/Female Sexuality: Searching for a Sexual SubjectivityLesbian Families: The Late Edition of the Family Romance

Columbia University Press

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