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Fantasm and Fiction: On Textual Envisioning

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Mental image, dream, fantasy, hallucination—all these are comprised in the psychoanalytic concept of the fantasm. Perhaps only such a multifarious concept is adequate to the range of visual elements involved in the experience of reading fiction, or of writing it. Soon after the birth of the novel, doctors expressed concern that readers might be possessed by what they were ...more
Hardcover, 192 pages
Published June 1st 1999 by Stanford University Press
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