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Language and Interpretation in Psychoanalysis Marshall Edelson

Language and Interpretation in Psychoanalysis

Marshall Edelson

Published August 1st 1984
ISBN : 9780226184333
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260 pages
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Consider a poem as the literary critic reads it- consider the language of an analysand as the psychoanalyst hears it. The tasks of the professionals are similar: to interpret the linguistic, symbolic data at hand. In Language and Interpretation inMoreConsider a poem as the literary critic reads it- consider the language of an analysand as the psychoanalyst hears it. The tasks of the professionals are similar: to interpret the linguistic, symbolic data at hand. In Language and Interpretation in Psychoanalysis, Marshall Edelson explores the linguistics of Chomsky, showing the congruence between Chomsky and Freud, and comparing linguistic interpretations in the psychoanalytic situation with interpretations of a Bach prelude and Wallace Stevenss poem The Snow Man.