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Skin, Culture and Psychoanalysis

Editors: Cavanagh, S., Failler, A., Hurst, R. (Eds.)

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An interdisciplinary study of skin bridging cultural and psychoanalytic theory to consider how the body's "exterior" is central to human subjectivity and relations. The authors explore racialization, body modification, self-harm, and comedic representations of skin, drawing from the clinical domain, visual arts, popular culture, and literature.

About the authors

SARA DAVIS is the book exhibits manager at University of Pennsylvania Press, and a doctoral candidate in American Literature at Temple University, USA ERICA D. GALIOTO is Associate Professor of English at Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania, USA SHEILA KUNKLE is Assistant Professor of the College of Individualized Studies of Metropolitan State University in St. Paul, Minnesota, USA MARC LAFRANCE is Assistant Professor of Sociology at Concordia University in Montreal, Canada ANDREW HOCK SOON NG is Senior Lecturer in Literary Studies at Monash University Malaysia STELLA NORTH is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Gender and Cultural Studies at the University of Sydney, Australia SHAWN THOMSON is a doctoral candidate in the Graduate Program in Social and Political Thought at York University, Canada

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  • Introduction Enfolded: Skin, Culture and Psychoanalysis

    Cavanagh, Sheila L. (et al.)

    Pages 1-15

  • From the Skin Ego to the Psychic Envelope: An Introduction to the Work of Didier Anzieu

    Lafrance, Marc

    Pages 16-44

  • Comedic Skin Eruptions: A Psychoanalytic Reading of Austin Powers

    Kunkle, Sheila

    Pages 45-63

  • The Surfacing of the Self: The Clothing-Ego

    North, Stella

    Pages 64-89

  • The Red Thing: Fabrics and Fetishism in Nella Larsen’s Quicksand

    Davis, Sara

    Pages 90-114

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eBook $79.99
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Skin, Culture and Psychoanalysis
Editors
  • S. Cavanagh
  • A. Failler
  • R. Hurst
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-30004-1
DOI
10.1057/9781137300041
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-36506-3
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-34941-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 277
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