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Hermes’ Dilemma and Hamlet’s Desire

On the Epistemology of Interpretation

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$50.00 • £40.95 • €45.00

ISBN 9780674389816

Publication Date: 02/01/1992


400 pages

6 x 9-1/4 inches


  • Introduction
  • I. The Textualized Self
    • 1. Centering
    • 2. Hermes’ Dilemma
    • 3. The Self, the Third, and Desire
    • 4. Self-Characterization
  • II. The Dialogic Self
    • 5. Text, Transference, and Indexicality
    • 6. Talking (about) Psychoanalysis
    • 7. Mohammed and Dawia
    • 8. Dialogue
  • III. The Experienced Self
    • 9. Symbols and Symbolizing
    • 10. Glossing Emotions
    • 11. Saints, Jnun, and Dreams
    • 12. Rite of Return
  • IV. The Submerged Self
    • 13. Maimed Rites and Wild and Whirling Words
  • Notes
  • References
  • Index

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