Aging and Its Discontents

Aging and Its Discontents : Freud and Other Fictions

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  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 149.86 x 231.14 x 20.32mm | 408.23g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • 0253206200
  • 9780253206206

Table of contents

Acknowledgments 1. Introduction...Aging, Difference, and Subjectivity 2. Reading Freud...Aging, Castration, and Inertia 3. The Mirror Stage of Old Age...Marcel ProustOs The Past Recaptured 4. The Look and the Gaze: Narcissism, Aggression, and Aging...Virginia WoolfOs The Years 5. Gender, Generational Identity, and Aging...Eva FigesOs Waking 6. Between Mourning and Melancholia...Roland BarthesOs Camera Lucida 7. The Transitional Object of the Oldest Age...Samuel BeckettOs Malone Dies 8. Youthfulness as a Masquerade...Denial, Resistance, and Desire 9. Phantasms of the Aging Body...The Companion/Empty/Fragmenting Body Epilogue Notes Works Cited Indexshow more

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