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Author Bainbridge, Caroline

Title Television and Psychoanalysis : Psycho-Cultural Perspectives
Published Karnac Books, 2013


Description 1 online resource
Series Psychoanalysis and popular culture series
Contents COVER; CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; ABOUT THE EDITORS AND CONTRIBUTORS; SERIES PREFACE; PREFACE; CHAPTER ONE Psychoanalysis and television: notes towards a psycho-cultural approach; PART I THE VIEW FROM THE COUCH; CHAPTER TWO Television as Rorschach: the unconscious use of the cathode nipple; CHAPTER THREE Psychotherapy on the couch: exploring the fantasies of In Treatment; PART II TELEVISION AS TRANSITIONAL OBJECT; CHAPTER FOUR BBC Play School: playing with transitional, transitory, and transformational space; CHAPTER FIVE Family romances in Jack Rosenthal's television drama
CHAPTER SIX Spending too much time watching TV?PART III TELEVISION EXPERIENCES; CHAPTER SEVEN Television as "docutherapy": an interview with Richard McKerrow and Jonathan Phang; CHAPTER EIGHT TV times at the Freud Museum; INDEX
Summary Despite the prominence of television in our everyday lives, psychoanalytic approaches to its significance and function are notoriously few and far between. This volume takes up perspectives from object relations theory and other psychoanalytic approaches to ask questions about the role of television as an object of the internal worlds of its viewers, and also addresses itself to a range of specific television programmes, ranging from Play School, through the plays of Jack Rosenthal to recent TV blockbuster series such as In Treatment. In addition, it considers the potential of television to op
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Subject Psychoanalysis and television.
Psychoanalysis and television
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1306168198