Catastrophe and Survival
Walter Benjamin and PsychoanalysisUnknown - 2010
Catastrophe and Survival addresses a blind spot in Benjamin scholarship: namely the way that Benjamin's thoughts regarding mental space, the mind-body problem, and the individual's experience of the material object world make significant contact with post-Freudian psychoanalytic confrontations with similar issues. Recent work on Benjamin's representations of the individual subjected to modern shock draws basic correlations between Benjamin and Freud. Still lacking is a discussion of a possible dialogue between Benjamin and Lacan and an account of the historical connections between Benjamin's w.
Publisher: New York ; London : Continuum, ©2010.
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