Perversion and Modern Japan: Psychoanalysis, Literature, Culture (Routledge Contemporary Japan Series) by Nina Cornyetz
English | 9 Dec. 2009 | ISBN: 0415469104, 0415691435 | 352 Pages | PDF | 3 MB
How did nerves and neuroses take the place of ghosts and spirits in Meiji Japan? How does Natsume Soseki’s canonical novel Kokoro pervert the Freudian teleology of sexual development? What do we make of Jacques Lacan’s infamous claim that because of the nature of their language the Japanese people were unanalyzable?