The Unconscious in Philosophy, and French and European Literature Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Century

by Fernand Vial

Part of the Value Inquiry Book Series / Philosophy and Psychology Series

The Unconscious in Philosophy, and French and European Literature Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Century Synopsis

This book traces the idea of the unconscious as it emerges in French and European literature. It discusses the functioning of the normal unconscious mind and provides examples of the abnormal unconscious in poems and literature. Psychiatric cases as they are understood today are illustrated as mirrored in literature describing the functioning of the disturbed mind.

Book Information

ISBN: 9789042025776
Publication date: 1st January 2009
Author: Fernand Vial
Publisher: Editions Rodopi B.V. an imprint of Brill
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 374 pages
Categories: Philosophy of mind, Literary studies: c 1800 to c 1900 ,

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