Text As Dream: Instinctual Life In Literature

Text As Dream: Instinctual Life In Literature

by Rani Drew


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9788792632654
Publisher: Whyte Tracks
Publication date: 04/30/2017
Pages: 140
Product dimensions: 5.67(w) x 8.96(h) x 0.75(d)

About the Author

Dr RANI DREW (Lit., Phil) has taught in universities in Singapore, China and Hungary. During 1999-2000 she was a lecturer at the University of Pécs in Hungary, where she taught theatre workshops, English literature, psychoanalysis and gender studies. Her plays 'Shakespeare & Me' and the 'The III-Act Hamlet' were performed for Shakespearean Festivals in Romania, and won prizes. The Hungarian translation of the former also won a prize. Her play 'Caliban, a sequel to Shakespeare’s The Tempest' was given a reading-performance by the Blue Elephant Theatre, London and Bradford’s Burning, was rehearsed-read at Attic Theatre, Wimbledon. 'Eggs for Education', a short play about "top-up" fees, was staged in Cambridge.

She has published articles on Freud, women’s writing and post-colonial literature.

Table of Contents

Ana Olos on Rani Drew Exploring Cultures and Teaching Human Rights

Part One: Freud and Coleridge
Freud’s Theory of Dream.
Coleridge’s ‘Kubla Khan’: a psychoanalysis.

Part Two: Freud, Lacan and the Brontë sisters
Freudian Instinctual Life in Emily Brontё’s Wuthering Heights.
Freud on Femininity and Charlotte Brontё’s Jane Eyre.
Lacan and Feminism.

Part Three: Women in defiance of Phallus’ Transgression
Women at the Crossroads of Europe.
A Feminist Reconstruction of Shakespeare’s Hamlet.
The III-Act Hamlet: a Framework Play.

Part Four: Rewriting Shakespeare in Hungary
A Critical Introduction to Shakespeare and Me.
Shakespeare and Me
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