Shoshana Felman and Psychoanalytic Criticism

Shoshana Felman is one of the most important post-Lacaniain psychoanalysts. Felman’s work is situated at the interface of Postmodernism, cultural criticism and Psychoanalysis. The following ideas from Felman’s work are of great import. (1) Adapting the ideas of the speech -act theorist, J.L. Austin, Felman reworks the notion of the performative and the constative  The performative… Read More Shoshana Felman and Psychoanalytic Criticism