Phantoms of the Clinic: From Thought-Transference to Projective Identification

Phantoms of the Clinic: From Thought-Transference to Projective Identification

by Mikita Brottman

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ISBN-13: 9780429917264
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/08/2018
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 158
File size: 5 MB

About the Author

Mikita Brottman is a psychoanalyst, author, and cultural critic known for her work on the pathological elements of contemporary culture. She received a DPhil in English Language and Literature from Oxford University. Formerly Chair of the program in Humanities and Depth Psychology at the Pacifica Graduate Institute, she is currently a professor of Humanistic Studies at the Maryland Institute College of Art. Her articles and case studies have appeared in 'Film Quarterly, The American Journal of Psychoanalysis, New Literary History', and 'American Imago'. She has written influentially on horror films, critical theory, reading, psychoanalysis, and the work of the American folklorist, Gershon Legman.

Table of Contents



CHAPTER ONE: Psychoanalysis and magic
CHAPTER TWO: A brief history of thought-transference
CHAPTER THREE: Residues of the uncanny
CHAPTER FOUR: Mothers and other ghosts
CHAPTER FIVE: What is projective identification?
CHAPTER SIX: Afterword


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