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Felman, Shoshona


Subject Literature

DOI: 10.1111/b.9781405168908.2010.x


American literary theorist, heavily influenced by L acan . In an important essay, she closely examines Henry James's The Turn of the Screw , reading it as an exploration of T ransference ( Felman, 1977 ). Later essays ( Felman, 1987 ) continue to explore Lacan's theory of transference, with particular reference to pedagogical institutions and the manner in which the teacher is constructed as a “subject presumed to know.” 1977 : “Turning the screw of interpretation.” . 1987 : Jacques Lacan and the Adventure of Insight Psychoanalysis in Contemporary Culture . ... log in or subscribe to read full text

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