Seminar in Modern Spanish-American Literature: Reading for Pleasure: Psychoanalysis for Literary Critics

Psychoanalysis has theorized the uses of pleasure. Of those, reading and writing can be sources of jouissance when performed appropriately. This seminar presents an overview of various analytic theories, including Freud, Lacan, Barthes, Sarduy, Paz, focusing on the bonds uniting reading, writing, and pleasure seeking.
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