This accessible and insightful book merges Lacanian theory, psychoanalytic case studies, and the author’s personal experiences to illuminate the relevance of Lacanian psychoanalysis in mapping contemporary subjectivity. Using examples from cinema, artificial intelligence, and clinical and cultural references, the book covers major topics within the field, including dreams, the mirror phase, psychosis, hysteria, the position of the analyst, the drive, supervision and the symptom. Each is set within the context of our technologically oriented, market-based society and complemented with empirical vignettes. The book’s final section examines contemporary society and radicalization. Lacanian Psychoanalysis from Clinic to Culture is important reading for students and academics in Lacanian psychoanalysis, as well as professionals concerned with complex social problems.
The much anticipated sequel to the breathtaking New York Times bestseller THE WRATH AND THE DAWN. 'A potent page-turner of intrigue and romance' Publishers Weekly 'This is an intoxicating gem of a story. You will fall in love, just as I did.' Marie Lu, New York Times bestselling author of the Legend series and The Young Elites I am surrounded on all sides by a desert. A guest, in a prison of sand and sun. My family is here. And I do not know whom I can trust. In a land on the brink of war, Shahrzad has been torn from the love of her husband Khalid, the Caliph of Khorasan. She once believed him a monster, but his secrets revealed a man tormented by guilt and a powerful curse. Reunited with her family and Tariq, her childhood sweetheart, she should be happy. But Tariq now commands forces set on destroying Khalid's empire. Shahrzad is almost a prisoner caught between loyalties to people she loves. But she refuses to be a pawn and devises a plan. When her father Jahandar continues to play with magical forces he doesn't yet understand, Shahrzad tries to uncover powers that may lie dormant within her. With the help of a tattered old carpet and a tempestuous but sage young man, Shahrzad will attempt to break the curse and reunite with her one true love.
Instant New York Times Bestseller The much anticipated sequel to the breathtaking The Wrath and the Dawn, lauded by Publishers Weekly as "a potent page-turner of intrigue and romance." I am surrounded on all sides by a desert. A guest, in a prison of sand and sun. My family is here. And I do not know whom I can trust. In a land on the brink of war, Shahrzad has been torn from the love of her husband Khalid, the Caliph of Khorasan. She once believed him a monster, but his secrets revealed a man tormented by guilt and a powerful curse—one that might keep them apart forever. Reunited with her family, who have taken refuge with enemies of Khalid, and Tariq, her childhood sweetheart, she should be happy. But Tariq now commands forces set on destroying Khalid's empire. Shahrzad is almost a prisoner caught between loyalties to people she loves. But she refuses to be a pawn and devises a plan. While her father, Jahandar, continues to play with magical forces he doesn't yet understand, Shahrzad tries to uncover powers that may lie dormant within her. With the help of a tattered old carpet and a tempestuous but sage young man, Shahrzad will attempt to break the curse and reunite with her one true love.
#1 New York Times Bestseller A sumptuous and epically told love story inspired by A Thousand and One Nights Every dawn brings horror to a different family in a land ruled by a killer. Khalid, the eighteen-year-old Caliph of Khorasan, takes a new bride each night only to have her executed at sunrise. So it is a suspicious surprise when sixteen-year-old Shahrzad volunteers to marry Khalid. But she does so with a clever plan to stay alive and exact revenge on the Caliph for the murder of her best friend and countless other girls. Shazi’s wit and will, indeed, get her through to the dawn that no others have seen, but with a catch . . . she’s falling in love with the very boy who killed her dearest friend. She discovers that the murderous boy-king is not all that he seems and neither are the deaths of so many girls. Shazi is determined to uncover the reason for the murders and to break the cycle once and for all. *The book is a Rough Cut Edition (pages are deliberately not the same length).*
&Lsquo;The Powerless Must Have A Dream Or Two, Dreams That Break Walls, Dreams That Go Through Walls As If They Are Powerless.&Rsquo; A Magical Tour De Force By A Writer At The Height Of Her Powers, When Dreams Travel Weaves Round Scheherazade&Mdash;Or Shahrzad Of The Thousand And One Nights&Mdash;A Vibrant, Inventive Story About That Old Game That&Rsquo;S Never Played Out: The Quest For Love And Power. The Curtain Opens On Four Figures, Two Men And Two Women. There Is The Sultan Who Wants A Virgin Every Night; There Is His Brother, Who Makes An Enemy Of Darkness And Tries To Banish It; And There Are Their Ambitious Brides, The Sisters Shahrzad And Dunyazad, Aspiring To Be Heroines&Mdash;Or Martyrs. Travelling In And Out Of These Lives To Spellbinding Effect Is A Range Of Stories, Dark, Poetic And Witty By Turns, Spanning Medieval To Contemporary Times. With Its Sharp And Lively Blend Of Past And Present, Its Skilful Reworking Of The Historical Tradition, And Its Controlled Use Of Evocative Language, Githa Hariharan&Rsquo;S Multi-Voiced Narrative Assumes The Significance Of Modern Myth.
"From references to animals in the Qur'an to modern-day websites on Islamic vegetarianism, Richard C. Foltz presents the first comprehensive study of the role of animals in the Islamic tradition. Drawing on a wide range of sources, including classic texts in philosophy, literature and mysticism, Foltz traces the development of Islamic attitudes towards animals over the centuries and confronts the key ethical questions facing Muslims today."--BOOK JACKET.
WITHIN ALL THAT HARSH REALITY, A LOVE BLOOMS THAT TAKES OVER ALL THE PATRIOTIC FERVOR AND THE DEEP LOVE FOR THE MOTHER LAND. A LOVE LIKE NO OTHER, A LOVE THAT DRAWS THE LINES OF HIS FUTURE HIS DEEP LOVE FOR JUST BEING A FREE MAN TAKES HIM TO THE LAND OF FREEDOM AND LIBERTY. THIS IS THE STORY OF ALMOST ALL OF US. STORY OF US NEW GENERATION AMERICANS WHO HAVE COME HOME TO BE FREE. THIS LOVE STORY IS THE LOVE OF ALL WHO PREFERRED TO BE FREE THAN BEING AT THE MERCY OF PATRIOTISM UNDER DICTATORSHIP.
Ranging from the earliest drama to the theater of the 1980's this encyclopedia includes coverage of national drama and theater around the world, theater companies, and musical comedy. Arrangement of the 1,300 entries is alphabetically by name or subject with nearly 950 of these devoted to individual playwrights and their works.