History of Art


HART0116 Psycho - Indicative Weekly Topics and Suggested Reading

Indicative Weekly Reading

'Mad, Bad, and Sad': The 'Pathological' Female Body
Hysteria as Feminist Protest
Mourning and Melancholia 
'Object' Relations
Psychoanalysis, Art, and War 

Suggested Preliminary Reading

Briony Fer, "Objects Beyond Objecthood," Oxford Art Journal, Louise Bourgeois special issue, vol. 22, no. 2 (1999), pp. 25-36

Juliet Mitchell, Psychoanalysis and Feminism: Freud, Reich, Laing and Women (New York: Vintage, 1974), "Introduction" pp. xiii-xxi

Laura Mulvey, “Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema,” in Visual and Other Pleasures (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1989), pp. 14-28.