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Subject to Biography

Psychoanalysis, Feminism, and Writing Women’s Lives

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$36.00 • £28.95 • €32.50

ISBN 9780674002074

Publication Date: 03/01/2000


288 pages

5-11/16 x 8-15/16 inches


  • Introduction
  • I. The Practice of Psychobiography
    • 1. The Biographer’s Empathy with Her Subject
    • 2. Psychoanalytic Reflections on Creativity
    • 3. Reflections on Anna Freud: A Biography
    • 4. Looking for Anna Freud’s Mother
    • 5. Anna Freud as a Historian of Psychoanalysis
    • 6. Profile of Anna Freud as a Latency Woman
    • 7. A History of Freud Biographies
    • 8. Hannah Arendt among Feminists
    • 9. The Exemplary Independence of Hannah Arendt
  • II. Feminism and Psychoanalysis
    • 10. Rereading Freud on Female Development
    • 11. On Psychoanalysis and Feminism
    • 12. What Happened to “Anorexie Hystérique”?
    • 13. Feminism, Psychoanalysis, and Anorexia Nervosa
    • 14. Gender and Psychoanalysis
    • 15. What Theories Women Want
  • Notes
  • Index

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