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By Frank F. Scherer

ISBN-10: 178220296X

ISBN-13: 9781782202967

This examine contains a twofold, interrelated enquiry: the Orientalism of psychoanalysis and the psychoanalysis of Orientalism - bringing into dialog Sigmund Freud and Edward acknowledged and, thereby, the founding texts of psychoanalysis and postcolonial reviews. The rapid item of this exploration is the "Freudian Orient" and we hence commence via tracing the powerful Orientalist presence in Freud's writings with examples from his early in addition to later correspondence, his diaries, and his mental works. Following those examples of "manifest" Orientalism, we'll pursue extra "latent" meanings via enticing of Freud's favourite metaphors: archaeology and commute. while the previous quickly uncovers a veritable porta Orientis, carrying out to an exterior Orient, the latter unearths an internalised Orient traversed via Jewishness, anti-Semitism and the Bible. Unveiling the determine of Moses indicates how Freud's technique to withstand anti-Semitic Orientalism in terms of universalist reversal is barely partly profitable as he can't extricate himself from the ancient assumptions of that discourse. still, it's the innovative thought of the volatile topic posited by means of Freudian psychoanalysis which allows a extra nuanced realizing of the vicissitudes of Freud's personal Orientalist discourse.

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