English 3803 -- Psychoanalysis, Literature, and Culture

Semester 2

Instructor: Alan Bourassa

Office Hours: MW 12:30-1:30, WF 10:30-11:30 and by appointment (Office ECH 121 )
Tel: 474-1882
e-mail: bourasa1@nb.sympatico. ca

This course will explore psychoanalytic theory and its application to literature and popular culture. It will concentrate on the metapsychological
theory of Sigmund Freud and its subsequent development by Jacques Lacan. We will find many of the rich and complex concepts of psychoanalysis illustrated in film, fiction and poetry.