Essays about: "literary psychoanalytic criticism"

Found 5 essays containing the words literary psychoanalytic criticism.

  1. 1. Hybridization of the Self, Colonial Discourse and the Deconstruction of Value Systems : A Postcolonial Literary Theory Perspective of Literature inculpating Colonialism

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Author : Brian Burns; [2021]
    Keywords : Postcolonialism; Postcolonial Literary Theory; Hybridization; Walker; Malouf; Phillips; Achebe; Freud; Nietzsche; Bhabha; Siad; McLeod; Barry;

    Abstract : The aim of this essay is to provide a perspective on literature inculpating colonialism using postcolonial literary theory and method. The subject material incorporates four novels studied during the literature modules for the English course at Högskolan Gävle (HIG). READ MORE

  2. 2. A Defence of Literary Theory : A psychoanalytical study of selected works by Percy Bysshe Shelley with a view to didactic usage

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Markus Edmonds; [2017]
    Keywords : Literary didactics; Lacan; Shelley; literary psychoanalytic criticism; upper secondary school;

    Abstract : This essay argued the importance of literary theory in the classroom. As a teacher, it is possible to achieve the empathetic goals of the English curriculum and Judith A. Langer’s ambition of literate thinking by using poetry and literary theory in school. READ MORE

  3. 3. "If I Could Think of Somewhere to Go" : Alienation in S.E. Hinton's Rumble Fish

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Institutionen för språk, litteratur och interkultur

    Author : Malin Andersson; [2016]
    Keywords : S.E. Hinton; Rumble Fish; Alienation; Rusty-James; psychoanalytic literary criticism; marxist literary criticism;

    Abstract : This essay focuses on the alienation experienced by Rusty-James in S.E. Hinton’s Rumble Fish (1975). It more specifically centers on the causes of his alienation and how the alienation is illustrated in the novel. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Different Faces of Narcissism : A Psychoanalytic Reading of The Great Gatsby and The Picture of Dorian Gray

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Institutionen för språk, litteratur och interkultur

    Author : Ashkan Mir; [2016]
    Keywords : The Great Gatsby; The Picture of Dorian Gray; Jay Gatsby; Dorian Gray; Narcissism; Psychoanalytic literary criticism;

    Abstract : The purpose of this essay is to perform a comparative psychoanalytic reading of The Great Gatsby (1925) and The Picture of Dorian Gray (1891) in terms of the titular characters’ narcissistic behavior. My claim is that Jay Gatsby and Dorian Gray can be seen as different depictions of narcissism. READ MORE

  5. 5. Interpreting The Denizens of The Hundred Acre Wood : Freudian & Lacanian psychoanalytical concepts in Winnie-The-Pooh

    University essay from Växjö universitet/Institutionen för humaniora

    Author : Timothy Pettersson; [2009]
    Keywords : Winnie-the-Pooh; Sigmund Freud; Jacques Lacan; psychoanalytic literary criticism; Oedipus complex; psychoanalysis; psychoanalytic interpretation; literary criticism; Christopher Robin; unconscious; Nalle Puh; Sigmund Freud; Jacques Lacan; psykoanalys; litteraturteori; psykoanalytisk litteraturteori; oedipuskomplex;

    Abstract : In this paper I have strived to provide a new view on a timeless classic of children’s literature, Winnie-The-Pooh. In psychoanalytic literary criticism concepts and theories of psychoanalysis is implemented while interpreting literature; in this paper, I have interpreted the novel incorporating concepts of the psychoanalytic schools of Sigmund Freud and Jacques Lacan while arguing that the denizens of the Hundred Acre Wood are manifestations of parts of the narrator’s unconscious. READ MORE