Un enfant peut-il être " assiégé " dans son inconscient par ses ancêtres ? Comment se reconstruire un père intérieur quand on est en manque de masculin ? Pourquoi certaines femmes se fabriquent-elles en permanence un " prince charmant perdu " ? Ces questions sont au coeur de ce livre sensible qui, reliant psychanalyse et psychogénéalogie, nous invite à la découverte de l'étonnant pays des fantômes familiaux, là où tout ce qui n'est pas dit est répété...
Les Fantômes de l'analyste
Author: Bruno Clavier
Publisher: Éditions Payot
Suite des Fantômes familiaux, ce livre parle de nos blessures et des difficultés de la psychanalyse à les soigner alors qu’elle devrait en être capable. Pour Bruno Clavier, quelque chose hante la vie des psychanalystes, les empêche de travailler, quelque chose qui ne va pas dans la psychanalyse et qui n’a pas été dit, bref, un fantôme – ou plutôt, plusieurs fantômes. De la féminité aux abus sexuels, il propose ici, avec une profonde humanité, une psychanalyse renouvelée, plus moderne, peut-être aussi plus efficace, qui s’attacherait moins au fantasme et plus au traumatisme et aux ancêtres. Pour que nos blessures puissent enfin être guéries.
The Shell and the Kernel
Author: Nicolas Abraham, Maria Torok, Nicholas T. Rand
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
This volume is a superb introduction to the richness and originality of Abraham and Torok's approach to psychoanalysis and their psychoanalytic approach to literature. Abraham and Torok advocate a form of psychoanalysis that insists on the particularity of any individual's life story, the specificity of texts, and the singularity of historical situations. In what is both a critique and an extension of Freud, they develop interpretive strategies with powerful implications for clinicians, literary theorists, feminists, philosophers, and all others interested in the uses and limits of psychoanalysis. Central to their approach is a general theory of psychic concealment, a poetics of hiding. Whether in a clinical setting or a literary text, they search out the unspeakable secret as a symptom of devastating trauma revealed only in linguistic or behavioral encodings. Their view of trauma provides the linchpin for new psychic and linguistic structures such as the "transgenerational phantom," an undisclosed family secret handed down to an unwitting descendant, and the intra-psychic secret or "crypt," which entombs an unspeakable but consummated desire. Throughout, Abraham and Torok seek to restore communication with those intimate recesses of the mind which are, for one reason or another, denied expression. Classics of French theory and practice, the essays in volume one include four previously uncollected works by Maria Torok. Nicholas Rand supplies a substantial introductory essay and commentary throughout. Abraham and Torok's theories of fractured meaning and their search for coherence in the face of discontinuity and disruption have the potential to reshape not only psychoanalysis but all disciplines concerned with issues of textual, oral, or visual interpretation.
Your Space is a three-level course for teenagers, designed to motivate students as they change and grow. With a wide range of varied activities, the Workbook provides extra skills practice focusing on listening, reading, writing and speaking. The accompanying Audio CD contains extra listening material for practice at home. CEF: A2-B1.
Other Lives but Mine
Author: Emmanuel Carrère
Publisher: Serpent's Tail
'The night before the wave, I remember that Hélène and I talked about separating. It wouldn't be complicated; we didn't live together, hadn't had a child, and were even able to see ourselves remaining friends, and yet, it was sad. It was Christmas 2004.'In Sri Lanka, a tsunami sweeps a child out to sea, her grandfather helpless against the onrushing water. In France, a young woman succumbs to illness, leaving her husband and small children bereft. Present at both events, Emmanuel Carrère sets out to tell the story of two families - shattered, but ultimately restored. What he accomplishes is a heartrending narrative of love, a meditation on courage and decency in the face of adversity, an intimate look at the beauty and nobility of ordinary lives.'As a storyteller Carrère is so freakishly talented, so unassuming in grace and power that you only realise the hold he's got on you when you attempt to pull away' Junot Díaz'Gratifying and surprising ... A book about the texture and resonance of loss...Carrère covers a lot of ground with cool honesty and careful humanity' The New York Times
While gender and race often are considered socially constructed, this book argues that they are physiologically constituted through the biopsychosocial effects of sexism and racism. This means that to be fully successful, critical philosophy of race and feminist philosophy need to examine not only the financial, legal, political and other forms of racist and sexism oppression, but also their physiological operations. Examining a complex tangle of affects, emotions, knowledge, and privilege, The Physiology of Sexist and Racist Oppression develops an understanding of the human body whose unconscious habits are biological. On this account, affect and emotion are thoroughly somatic, not something "mental" or extra-biological layered on top of the body. They also are interpersonal, social, and can be transactionally transmitted between people. Ranging from the stomach and the gut to the hips and the heart, from autoimmune diseases to epigenetic markers, Sullivan demonstrates the gastrointestinal effects of sexual abuse that disproportionately affect women, often manifesting as IBS, Crohn's disease, or similar functional disorders. She also explores the transgenerational effects of racism via epigenetic changes in African American women, who experience much higher pre-term birth rates than white women do, and she reveals the unjust benefits for heart health experienced by white people as a result of their racial privilege. Finally, developing the notion of a physiological therapy that doesn't prioritize bringing unconscious habits to conscious awareness, Sullivan closes with a double-barreled approach for both working for institutional change and transforming biologically unconscious habits. The Physiology of Sexist and Racist Oppression skillfully combines feminist and critical philosophy of race with the biological and health sciences. The result is a critical physiology of race and gender that offers new strategies for fighting male and white privilege.
Une femme puissante
Author: Cornelia Ruhe, Danie Bengsch
Marie NDiaye s’impose comme l’une des voix les plus intéressantes de la littérature française contemporaine. L’obtention du prix Goncourt en novembre 2009 pour Trois femmes puissantes vient confirmer ce constat. La recherche littéraire n’a pas tardé à interroger les univers insolites de ses romans, de ses pièces de théâtre et de ses nouvelles qui semblent défier toute tentative de classification générique. Le réalisme ndiayïen agit en correcteur des formes préétablies, qui suggèrent une cohérence que la réalité n’offre pas. L’auteure refuse la parenté avec les moules des genres traditionnels et renonce à s’intégrer dans une grande et heureuse « famille » littéraire. C’est dans cette perspective que le présent ouvrage se propose de relire l’œuvre de Marie NDiaye en réfléchissant sur des sujets tels que les mécanismes d’exclusion sociale, l’étrangeté et les procédés discursifs de racialisation aussi bien que sur la dimension poétique de son écriture et sur la gestion de l’image de l’auteure et les enjeux médiatiques de sa représentation.
Author: Sarah Iles Johnston
Publisher: Univ of California Press
During the archaic and classical periods, Greek ideas about the dead evolved in response to changing social and cultural conditions—most notably changes associated with the development of the polis, such as funerary legislation, and changes due to increased contacts with cultures of the ancient Near East. In Restless Dead, Sarah Iles Johnston presents and interprets these changes, using them to build a complex picture of the way in which the society of the dead reflected that of the living, expressing and defusing its tensions, reiterating its values and eventually becoming a source of significant power for those who knew how to control it. She draws on both well-known sources, such as Athenian tragedies, and newer texts, such as the Derveni Papyrus and a recently published lex sacra from Selinous. Topics of focus include the origin of the goes (the ritual practitioner who made interaction with the dead his specialty), the threat to the living presented by the ghosts of those who died dishonorably or prematurely, the development of Hecate into a mistress of ghosts and its connection to female rites of transition, and the complex nature of the Erinyes. Restless Dead culminates with a new reading of Aeschylus' Oresteia that emphasizes how Athenian myth and cult manipulated ideas about the dead to serve political and social ends.
Author: Johana Gustawsson
Publisher: Orenda Books
In Falkenberg, Sweden, the mutilated body of talented young jewelry designer Linnea Blix is found in a snow-swept marina. In Hampstead Heath, London, the body of a young boy is discovered with similar wounds to Linnea's. Buchenwald Concentration Camp, 1944. In the midst of the hell of the Holocaust, Erich Hebner will do anything to see himself as a human again. Are the two murders the work of a serial killer, and how are they connected to shocking events at Buchenwald? Emily Roy, a profiler on loan to Scotland Yard from the Canadian Royal Mounted Police, joins up with Linnea's friend, French true-crime writer Alexis Castells, to investigate the puzzling case. They travel between Sweden and London, and then deep into the past, as a startling and terrifying connection comes to light.
Come home to the South with #1 New York Times bestselling author Sherryl Woods in this collection of unforgettable tales from her beloved Chesapeake Shores series. THE INN AT EAGLE POINT It's been years since Abby O'Brien Winters set foot in Chesapeake Shores, but a panicked phone call from her youngest sister sends her racing home to save Jess's dream of renovating the charming Inn at Eagle Point. There, Abby finds herself face-to-face with Trace Riley, the man she left behind ten years ago. FLOWERS ON MAIN When Bree O'Brien's screenwriting career falls apart, she flees Chicago and heads home to Chesapeake Shores. Opening Flowers on Main promises to bring her a new kind of fulfillment, but not all is peaceful and serene when Jake Collins, Bree's ex-lover, is there waiting for her. HARBOR LIGHTS Former army medic Kevin O'Brien has come home to Chesapeake Shores in search of a haven for himself and his toddler son, and a future that's nothing like his past. But Kevin is suddenly facing a risk he hadn't anticipated—in the form of Main Street bookseller Shanna Carlyle.
Author: Emily Gravett
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Pete the badger learns that being tidy isn’t always the best thing in this save-the-environment picture book from award-winning author and illustrator Emily Gravett. Pete the badger likes everything to be neat and tidy at all times, but what starts as the collecting of one fallen leaf escalates quickly and ends with the complete destruction of the forest. Will Pete realize the error of his ways and reverse his tidying habit?