The Institute of Germanic & Romance Studies, part of the School of Advanced Studies, is home to a vibrant Centre for the Study of Cultural Memory, CCM for short. The Centre supports cross-cultural research, providing … Read more
The recent donation to the Psychology Collection – fifteen pamphlets and supplement entitled Pelmanism: the Pelman System for the Training of Mind, Memory and Personality, published by the ellusive London Pelman Institute (4 Bloomsbury Street, WC1), now … Read more
This week’s Psychoanalysis, Literature and Practice seminar at the Institute of English Studies turns its attention to psychoanalytical reflections on the art and practice of dance. The first reading is ‘Certain Aspects of Sublimation and Delusion’ by … Read more
This week’s seminar on Psychoanalysis, Literature and Practice at the Institute of English Studies will discuss Christopher Bollas’ text The Shadow of the Object: Psychoanalysis of the Unthought Known. A reference only copy of the book is in … Read more
An ambitious collection of essays analysing the discourses of melancholia in British and postcolonial literature and culture.
An intriguing new book drawing on literature and psychoanalysis explores the all too human fantasies and yearnings for ‘what could have been’. A thoroughly enjoyable read. See also a full book review in the Guardian.
Research in the history of the emotions is producing some of the most captivating scholarship today. This is a new title in the Psychology collection, published earlier this year by Oxford University Press. The three … Read more
Senate House Library has subscribed to PsycBOOKS® from the American Psychological Association (APA). The database gives access to classic texts in the history of psychology dating from the 17th century, and to digitised content of historical significance … Read more