Psychoanalysis and Literature: Early Infancy, Early Attachment in Wuthering Heights

Psychoanalysis and Literature: Early Infancy, Early Attachment in Wuthering Heights

8th October 2018

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Juliet Mitchell will discuss the meeting points of literary and psychoanalytic presentations of early infancy in  Emily Brontë’s radical novel, Wuthering Heights. Join us at Bloomsbury House for this fascinating presentation and Q&A session with the audience. This talk is the first in our Literature & Psychoanalysis series.

Juliet Mitchell is the author of the ground-breaking psychoanalytic text, Psychoanalysis and Feminism. After nearly a decade lecturing in English literature, she trained as a psychoanalyst and has worked clinically since the 1970s. She is currently Professorial Research Associate in the Psychoanalysis Unit at UCL, where she established and directed the PhD programme in ‘Theoretical Psychoanalysis’. She is Professor Emeritus at the University of Cambridge where she is Founding Director of the Centre for Gender Studies. After several books and extensive writing and lecturing, her current research is focused on sibling and subsequent lateral relationships. She is completing a book provisionally entitled The Sibling Trauma and the Law of the Mother which develops the theses started in Mad Men and Medusas and Siblings, Sex and Violence.