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    Hauntings: psychoanalysis and ghostly transmission

    Frosh, Stephen (2012) Hauntings: psychoanalysis and ghostly transmission. American Imago 69 (2), pp. 241-264. ISSN 0065-860X.

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    This paper unpacks some of the psychoanalytic associations of haunting to suggest that psychoanalysis engages more fully with haunting than critics allow. It asks questions about what it is that haunts psychoanalysis and also what might be tangible in the vertical and horizontal dimensions of haunting with which psychoanalysis deals. It finds that something passes through psychoanalysis as a kind of smoke, material yet not quite graspable; and that this has some troubling effects.


    Item Type: Article
    School: School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy > Psychosocial Studies
    Research Centres and Institutes: Mapping Maternal Subjectivities, Identities and Ethics (MAMSIE)
    Depositing User: Stephen Frosh
    Date Deposited: 16 Oct 2012 09:35
    Last Modified: 08 Dec 2021 16:52


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