School Of Humanities And Communication Arts

Psychoanalytic CriticismWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 101252.2

Discipline: PSYCHOLOGY

Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

Assumed Knowledge
Successful completion of 60 credit points at Level 1.

Equivalent Units
SS221A -The Origins of Sexuality

About this Unit
Psychoanalytic criticism introduces students to key developments in psychoanalytic theory after Freud including the work of Lacan, Kristeva, Klein, Benjamin, Mitchell and Zizek. The unit applies these theories to the analysis and critique of cultural formations (institutions etc), the media (film and television) and everyday practices (such as shopping, sport etc).


SM1003.1Cultural and Social AnalysisCONTINUING

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