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Psychoanalyzing colonialism, colonizing psychoanalysis : re-reading Aboriginality, Marguerite Nolan

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Psychoanalyzing colonialism, colonizing psychoanalysis : re-reading Aboriginality
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Psychoanalyzing colonialism, colonizing psychoanalysis
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re-reading Aboriginality
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Marguerite Nolan
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eng
Summary
Examination of the application of pyschoanalytic theory in the process of colonisation; historical context and development of psychoanalysis - reading of Freud's 'Totem and Taboo' and it?s relation to evolutionary anthropology; Oedipus complex as a historical development; colonisation and the production of the Aboriginal subject; discusses the writings of Ramsay Smith, David Unaipon, Sally Morgan and Mudrooroo - biographical and historical context; role of mythology and phantasm; identity, history and narrative in 'My Place' - incest and seduction; Mudrooroo and identification in writing
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1969-
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Nolan, Marguerite Rose
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Thesis (PhD) -- University of Stirling, Scotland, UK -- BLDSC no. DX222367
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University of Stirling
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  • Morgan, Sally
  • Unaipon, David
  • Mudrooroo
  • Freud, Sigmund
  • Ramsay Smith, W
  • Imperialism
  • Psychoanalysis and culture
  • Psychology and literature
  • Oedipus complex in literature
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Psychoanalyzing colonialism, colonizing psychoanalysis : re-reading Aboriginality, Marguerite Nolan
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CD-ROM contains PDF file of text of thesis
Accompanying material
1 cd-rom
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 262-286
Contents
Situating "Totem and taboo" : spectres of savagery; Structures of inheritance; The birth of anthropology; Island communities; Anthropological investigations; Freud's Totem and taboo; The work of distortion; Savage Jews - Moses and monotheism; Thanatos: the space of undifferentiation; Civilization and its discontents -- Ch. 2: Re-reading David Unaipon: myths and history; The history of David Unaipon; The myth of David Unaipon; Anthropology in Australia; Intellectual debates and administrative power; Unaipon as exemplar; The Oedipalization of David Unaipon; Fathers and sons; Oedipalization and autobiography; The history of William Ramsay Smith; Ramsay Smith and the subject of anthropology; The myths of Ramsay Smith; Cross-cultural comparisons; Ramsay Smith and the colonizing Oedipal subject; Unaipon's myths; Dismembering Aboriginality; Unaipon and the coronation medal; Unaipon as currency -- Ch. 3: Rereading My Place: The reception of "My place"; "My place" and psychoanalysis; The quest narrative; History and secrets; The place of patriarchy in "My place"; The place of incest in "My place"; The seduction theory and the Oedipus complex; "My place" as detective story; Responses to incest; Incest and the repression of Aboriginality; Gods and hauntings -- Ch. 4: Re-reading Mudrooroo: identity crisis; Indentity and indentification; Fada's identifications; Identification and textuality; Identification and anthropology; Primal scenes; Colonization and the power of writing; Mudrooroo and the making of history; Identificatory practices; Mudrooroo's past; Identification with writing; Wadawaka; Mudrooroo: the father of Aboriginal literature; Mudrooroo's place; Crisis of identity
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30 cm.
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iv, 286 leaves.
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Open access - reading. Partial copying & use. Not for Inter-Library Loan
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MAR06/198
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Psychoanalyzing colonialism, colonizing psychoanalysis : re-reading Aboriginality, Marguerite Nolan
Publication
Note
CD-ROM contains PDF file of text of thesis
Accompanying material
1 cd-rom
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 262-286
Contents
Situating "Totem and taboo" : spectres of savagery; Structures of inheritance; The birth of anthropology; Island communities; Anthropological investigations; Freud's Totem and taboo; The work of distortion; Savage Jews - Moses and monotheism; Thanatos: the space of undifferentiation; Civilization and its discontents -- Ch. 2: Re-reading David Unaipon: myths and history; The history of David Unaipon; The myth of David Unaipon; Anthropology in Australia; Intellectual debates and administrative power; Unaipon as exemplar; The Oedipalization of David Unaipon; Fathers and sons; Oedipalization and autobiography; The history of William Ramsay Smith; Ramsay Smith and the subject of anthropology; The myths of Ramsay Smith; Cross-cultural comparisons; Ramsay Smith and the colonizing Oedipal subject; Unaipon's myths; Dismembering Aboriginality; Unaipon and the coronation medal; Unaipon as currency -- Ch. 3: Rereading My Place: The reception of "My place"; "My place" and psychoanalysis; The quest narrative; History and secrets; The place of patriarchy in "My place"; The place of incest in "My place"; The seduction theory and the Oedipus complex; "My place" as detective story; Responses to incest; Incest and the repression of Aboriginality; Gods and hauntings -- Ch. 4: Re-reading Mudrooroo: identity crisis; Indentity and indentification; Fada's identifications; Identification and textuality; Identification and anthropology; Primal scenes; Colonization and the power of writing; Mudrooroo and the making of history; Identificatory practices; Mudrooroo's past; Identification with writing; Wadawaka; Mudrooroo: the father of Aboriginal literature; Mudrooroo's place; Crisis of identity
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
iv, 286 leaves.
Governing access note
Open access - reading. Partial copying & use. Not for Inter-Library Loan
Stock number
MAR06/198

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