Teresa De Lauretis makes a bold and orginal argument for the renewed relevance of the Freudian theory of drives, through close readings of texts ranging from cinema and literature to psychoanalysis and cultural theory.
|Publication date:||4th April 2008|
|Author:||Teresa De Lauretis|
|Categories:||The self, ego, identity, personality, Films, cinema, Literary essays,|
TERESA DE LAURETIS, born and educated in Italy, is Professor of the History of Consciousness at the University of California, Santa Cruz, USA. The author of numerous, widely translated, works in semiotics, feminist theory, psychoanalysis, literary and film theory, she writes in both English and Italian. Her books include Alice Doesn't (1984), Technologies of Gender (1987), The Practice of Love (1994), Soggetti eccentrici (1999) and Figures of Resistance (2007), a reader of her essays in feminist film theory, edited by Patricia White.More About Teresa De Lauretis