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Ebook | $2.99 Short | ISBN: 9780262318822 | 34 pp. | January 2014
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Is Oedipus Online? Surfing the Psyche

A BIT of Is Oedipus Online?


Can Freud be “updated” in the twenty-first century, or is he a venerated but outmoded genius? In this BIT, Jerry Aline Flieger stages an encounter between psychoanalysis and the new century, considering the psyche in cyberspace.

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About the Author

Jerry Aline Flieger is Professor of French, Comparative Literature, and Women's Studies at Rutgers University. She is the author of The Purloined Punchline: Freud's Comic Theory and the Postmodern Text and Colette and the Fantom Subject of Autobiography.