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Is Oedipus Online?: Siting Freud After Freud (Short Circuits)

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"Can Freud be 'updated' in the twenty-first century, or is he a venerated but outmoded genius?" asks Jerry Aline Flieger. In Is Oedipus Online? Flieger stages an encounter between psychoanalysis and the new century, testing the viability of Freud's theories in light of the emergent realities of our time. Responding to prominent critics of psychoanalysis and approaching our ...more
Paperback, 428 pages
Published April 1st 2005 by Mit Press
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An interesting Freudian interpretation of digital media uses and practices. Combined with a critique of the post-Freudian dismissal of the relevancy of Freud's work for contemporary culture.
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