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  • Author:
    Ashmita Khasnabish
  • ISBN:
    0739116738
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    978-0739116739
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    Lexington Books (April 1, 2006)
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    254 pages
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Jouissance as Ananda seeks to resolve the often-problematic Western concept of the ego by proposing a cross-cultural theory of consciousness that draws on Indian philosophy.

Jouissance as Ananda seeks to resolve the often-problematic Western concept of the ego by proposing a cross-cultural theory of consciousness that draws on Indian philosophy. Author Ashmita Khasnabish begins with a critique of Western psychoanalysis, engaging French feminist philosopher Luce Irigaray's concept of jouissance to highlight shortcomings in the work of Freud and Lacan. Khasnabish then seeks to expand the idea of jouissance by comparing it with the Indian concept of ananda. The highly theoretical analysis of philosophical and psychoanalytic terms is combined with an examination.

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Author Ashmita Khasnabish uses the Indian concept of ananda to advance Irigaray's theory of jouissance and offers a re-reading of jouissance from an Indian cross-cultural psychoanalytic point .

Author Ashmita Khasnabish uses the Indian concept of ananda to advance Irigaray's theory of jouissance and offers a re-reading of jouissance from an Indian cross-cultural psychoanalytic point of view. Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc. Book Format. Author Ashmita Khasnabish uses the Indian concept of ananda to advance Irigaray's theory of jouissance and offers a re-reading of jouissance from an Indian cross-cultural psychoanalytic point of view.

Author Ashmita Khasnabish begins with a critique of Western psychoanalysis, engaging French feminist philosopher Luce Irigaray's concept of jouissance to highlight shortcomings in the work of Freud and Lacan.

Ashmita Khasnabish develops Sen's theory of capability as a leitmotif throughout the book. She is author of Jouissance as Ananda: Indian Philosophy, Feminist Theory and Literature and Humanitarian Identity and the Political Sublime: Intervention of a Postcolonial Feminist and taught at various colleges and universities in Massachusetts. Learn about new offers and get more deals by joining our newsletter.

Khasnabish, A. (2006). Jouissance as Ananda: Indian philosophy, feminist theory, and literature. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books. The possessed individual: Technology and the French Postmodern. Montreal: World Perspectives. CrossRefGoogle Scholar. Qualitative Inquiry, 19(5), 339 348. doi: 1.

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Jouissance as Ananda seeks to resolve the often-problematic Western concept of the ego by proposing a cross-cultural theory of consciousness that draws on Indian philosophy. Author Ashmita Khasnabish begins with a critique of Western psychoanalysis, engaging French feminist philosopher Luce Irigaray's concept of jouissance to highlight shortcomings in the work of Freud and Lacan. Khasnabish then seeks to expand the idea of jouissance by comparing it with the Indian concept of ananda. The highly theoretical analysis of philosophical and psychoanalytic terms is combined with an examination of colonial and postcolonial literature. A thoughtful and immensely creative approach to psychoanalytic theory, Jouissance as Ananda will be of interest to readers from a variety of cultures and disciplines.