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Postcolonial Theory and Psychoanalytic Theory

Mrinalini Greedharry

Swansea University Author: Mrinalini Greedharry

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This book examines the fractious relationship between postcolonial theory and psychoanalysis. With individual chapters focused on the work of Fanon, Nandy, Bhabha, Deleuze, and Guattari, the study aims to demonstrate the colonial underpinnings of psychoanalysis as a cultural theory and proposes solu...

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ISBN: 978-0-230-58295-8
Published: Basingstoke Palgrave 2008
URI: https://cronfa.swan.ac.uk/Record/cronfa48875
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Abstract: This book examines the fractious relationship between postcolonial theory and psychoanalysis. With individual chapters focused on the work of Fanon, Nandy, Bhabha, Deleuze, and Guattari, the study aims to demonstrate the colonial underpinnings of psychoanalysis as a cultural theory and proposes solutions for going forward.
Keywords: postcolonial theory, psychoanalytic theory, colonialism, Fanon, Nandy, Bhabha
College: School of Management