Applications of Psychoanalysis

THROUGHOUT THIS GUIDE TO THEORY, I have tried, when possible, to offer a certain consistency to the applications by analyzing the same material from different theoretical perspectives. As in the introductions to Gender and Sex, New Historicism, Marxism, and Poststructuralism, I here offer a reading of two sonnets by Spenser. I chose the sonnet form since its size makes it easy to reproduce on the web page and its complexity exemplifies the extent to which even a small literary work can be unpacked in interesting and multiple ways by using the theoretical lenses at our disposal. When possible, I have also provided a second application through a reading of the Dürer image associated with the given section of this Guide to Theory. For the applications, click on the images to the left.



Proper Citation of this Page:

Felluga, Dino. "Applications of Psychoanalysis." Introductory Guide to Critical Theory.[date of last update, which you can find on the home page]. Purdue U. [date you accessed the site]. <>.








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