Subject to Biography Psychoanalysis, Feminism, and Writing Women"s Lives by Elisabeth Young-Bruehl

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  • Literary studies: general,
  • Psychoanalysis & psychoanalytical theory,
  • Women"s studies,
  • Women In Literature,
  • Movements - Psychoanalysis,
  • Biography And Autobiography,
  • Sociology,
  • Women Authors,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Women,
  • Psychoanalysis and feminism,
  • Feminism & Feminist Theory,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • Biography & Autobiography / General,
  • Biography as a literary form,
  • Biography,
  • History and criticism

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages288
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Open LibraryOL7693587M
ISBN 100674853717
ISBN 109780674853713

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