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Shoshana Felman

French and Italian

Callaway Building
Department of French and Italian
Emory University
North Callaway Center N114
Atlanta, GA 30322





Shoshana Felman: Woodruff Professor of Comparative Literature and French (Ph.D., University of Grenoble, France, 1970). 19th and 20th century French and English literature, literature and psychoanalysis, trauma and testimony, literature and philosophy, law and literature.

Publications include: The Claims of literature: A Shoshana Felman reader, ed. by Eyal Peretz, Ulrich Baer and Emily Sun (2007); The Juridical Unconscious: Trials and Traumas in the Twentieth Century (2002); What Does a Woman Want? Reading and Sexual Difference (1993); Testimony: Crises of Witnessing in Literature Psychoanalysis and History (co-authored with Dori Laub, M.D.) (1992);  Jacques Lacan and the Adventure of Insight: Psychoanalysis in Contemporary Culture (1987); Editor, Literature and Psychoanalysis: The Question of Reading--Otherwise (1982); The Scandal of the Speaking Body: Don Juan with Austin, or Seduction in Two Languages (2002); Le Scandale du corps parlant. Don Juan avec Austin, ou la Séduction en deux langues (1980), Writing and Madness: Literature/Philosophy/Psychoanalysis (2003);  La Folie et la chose littéraire (1978); La "Folie" dans l'oeuvre romanesque de Stendhal (1971).




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