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Obsession: A History

Obsession: A History

by Lennard J. Davis
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ISBN-13: 9780226137841
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 10/15/2009
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Lennard J. Davis is professor in the Departments of English, Disability and Human Development, and Medical Education at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is the author of The Disability Studies Reader, among other books.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Obsession in Our Time

1    Origins of Obsession          
2    The Emergence of Obsession         
3    Specialization as Monomania         
4    Never Done: Compulsive Writing, Graphomania, Bibliomania         
5    Freud and Obsession as the Gateway to Psychoanalysis     
6    Obsessive Sex and Love    
7    Obsession and Visual Art   
8    OCD: Now and Forever    

Conclusion: So What? So What? So What? So What? and Other Obsessive Thoughts       

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