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Sex on the Couch What Freud Still Has to Teach Us about Sex and Gender

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ISBN-10: 0415974143

ISBN-13: 9780415974141

Edition: 2006

Authors: Richard Boothby

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At just the moment when many people are ready to throw Freud onto the ash-heap of intellectual history, Sex on the Couch rescues from Freud's theories a fascinating series of reflections on the nature of sexuality and gender. Richard Boothby presents here a fresh and engaging view of Freud. Sex on the Couch offers new insights into our concepts of masculinity and femininity, placing them in relation to Freud's theory of the Life and Death drives. Richard Boothby also engages feminist critiques of Freud, putting forward new and specific responses to questions that have shaped contemporary understanding of feminism and psychoanalysis. Boothby's Freud, far from being pass?, is in possession of…    
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Book details

Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 9/22/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 286
Size: 5.98" wide x 8.98" long x 0.71" tall
Weight: 0.902
Language: English

The Phallic Code of Neckwear
Drive You Crazy
Why Sex Is Such a Touchy Subject
Love You Madly
Love You to Death
Inventing the Intimate
Oedipal Modernity
Empire of Fetishes
Conclusion: The Freudian Prospect