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Author Berman, Jeffrey, 1945-

Title The talking cure : literary representations of psychoanalysis / Jeffrey Berman
Published New York : New York University Press, 1985


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Description x, 362 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Introduction: The talking cure -- The unrestful cure: Charlotte Perkins Gilman and "The yellow wallpaper" -- Tender is the night: Fitzgerald's A psychology for psychiatrists -- Religious conversion or therapy: the priestly psychiatrist in T.S. Eliot's The cocktail party -- "If writing is not an outlet, what is?": Sylvia Plath and The bell jar -- I never promised you a rose garden: the limits of the fictional psychiatric case study -- Doris Lessing's antipsychiatry -- Nabokov and the Viennese witch doctor -- Philip Roth's psychoanalysts -- Freud revisited: The white hotel
Analysis English literature, 1900-1984. Special subjects: Psychoanalysis - Critical studies
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages [341]-351
Subject American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
English literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Psychoanalysis and literature -- English-speaking countries.
Psychoanalysis in literature.
Psychoanalysts in literature.
LC no. 85003080
ISBN 0814710751 (alk. paper)