Projected Shadows: Psychoanalytic Reflections on the Representation of Loss in European Cinema (The New Library of Psychoanalysis)

Projected Shadows: Psychoanalytic Reflections on the Representation of Loss in European Cinema (The New Library of Psychoanalysis)

Andrea Sabbadini


Projected Shadows offers a brand new selection of essays exploring movies from a psychoanalytic standpoint, focusing particularly at the illustration of loss in ecu cinema. This topic is mentioned in its many features, together with: lack of desire and innocence, of teen, of recognition, of freedom and loss via demise. Many different issues established to psychoanalytic discourse are explored within the method, such as:

  • Establishment and determination of Oedipal conflicts
  • Representation of pathological characters at the screen
  • Use of subconscious defence mechanisms
  • The interaction of goals, truth and fantasy

Projected Shadows goals to deepen the continued positive discussion among psychoanalysis and movie. Andrea Sabbadini has assembled a impressive variety of the world over well known members, either educational movie students and psychoanalysts from a number of cultural backgrounds, who use an array of up to date methodologies to use psychoanalytic considering to film.

This unique assortment will entice a person captivated with movie, in addition to execs, lecturers and scholars attracted to the connection among psychoanalysis and the arts.

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