The Culture-Breast: Cultural Experiences and the Psychoanalytic Clinic

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This interdisciplinary book is situated in and between the fields of psychoanalysis, psychosocial studies and psychocultural studies. Culture is being put to work in the book as a way to open up a space for a sustained engagement with psychoanalysis in its theoretical and clinical forms. The book includes six chapters: (1) Psychoanalysis, Psychosocial Studies and the Psychocultural, (2) Reading as Feeling, (3) Clinical Uses of Non-Clinical Case Studies, (4) Sex as Evacuation, (5) Unconscious Objects, and (6) The Culture-Breast.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages200
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 2019

Publication series

NamePsychoanalysis and Popular Culture

Bibliographical note

This book is in progress. I am working towards completing it for REF2021. I do not have a definitive publication date - It will be 2020 or 2021. I had to choose the "Accepted/In Press" option above as there was not an option for contracted/in progress. I am uploading the information for the purposes of the mock REF. The book is contracted to be published by Routledge in the "Psychoanalysis and Popular Culture" book series, edited by Professor Caroline Bainbridge and Professor Candida Yates. URL


  • Psychoanalysis
  • Psychosocial Studies
  • Psychocultural Studies


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