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Gary Snyder and the American Unconscious : Inhabiting the Ground - T. Dean

Gary Snyder and the American Unconscious

Inhabiting the Ground

By: T. Dean

Hardcover Published: 31st January 1991
ISBN: 9780333492949
Number Of Pages: 240

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This book presents a new theory of American culture based not on the phenomenologically- and existentially-derived vocabularies of consciousness, which have dominated earlier accounts, but rather on a revitalized notion of the unconscious. Drawing on the writings of the French psychoanalyst Jacques Lacan, Dean develops a theory of the constitution of the very notion of America itself as based on a complicated relation to the American landscape.

List of Plates - Abbreviations - Acknowledgements - Chronology - Introduction: For All - PART 1: THE AMERICAN UNCONSCIOUS - PART 2: THE REAL WORK: INHABITING THE GROUND - Notes - Index

ISBN: 9780333492949
ISBN-10: 0333492943
Series: New Directions in American Studies
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 31st January 1991
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 2.0
Weight (kg): 0.49
Edition Number: 2