History of Art


HART0116: Psycho - Summer reading list

  • Appignanesi, Lisa. Mad, Bad and Sad: A History of Women and the Mind Doctors from 1800 to the Present (London: Virago, 2009). Introduction and chapter 5, “Hysteria.” 
  • Bailly, Lionel. Lacan: A Beginner’s Guide. London: Oneworld, 2009.
  • Butler, Judith. The Psychic Life of Power: Theories in Subjection. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1997. Chapter 5, “Melancholy Gender/Refused Identification,” pp. 132-151. 
  • Fer, Briony. “Objects Beyond Objecthood.” Oxford Art Journal, vol. 22, no.2 (1999), pp. 25-36. 
  • Freud, Sigmund. The Interpretation of Dreams (1900). 
  • Freud, Sigmund. “Thoughts for the Times on War and Death” (1915).
  • Klein, Melanie. The Selected Melanie Klein. Ed. Juliet Mitchell. New York: Free Press, 1986).
  • Mitchell, Juliet. Psychoanalysis and Feminism: Freud, Reich, Laing and Women. New York: Vintage, 1974. Introduction and pp. 5-51. 
  • Mitchell, Juliet. Woman’s Estate (1971), chapter 9, ‘Psychoanalysis and the Family,” pp. 159-172. 
  • Muñoz, Jose Esteban. “Feeling Brown, Feeling Down: Latina Affect, the Performativity of Race, and the Depressive Position.” Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society (2006), vol. 31, no. 3.
  • Roudinsescou, Elisabeth. Why Psychoanalysis? Trans. Rachel Bowlby. New York: Columbia University Press, 2004. 
  • Spillers, Hortense. “All the things you could be by now if Sigmund Freud’s wife was your mother’ Psychoanalysis and Race.” In Black, White, and in Color: Essays on American Literature and Culture. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2003, pp. 376-428.