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CO200 – Topics in Comparative Literature: Discovering the Unconscious

Students in HS230 Discovering the Unconscious examine major psychoanalytic perspectives of the late 19th and 20th centuries through readings by such respected authors as Freud and Jung, and through contemporary films like Sybil and Lars and the Real Girl, just to name a few.

Instructor(s)

Professor Marcia Dobson email

In HS230 Discovering the Unconscious, students take a look at some of the major psychoanalytic perspectives of the late 19th and 20th centuries on the concept of the unconscious in theory, case studies, and fiction. An emphasis is placed on unconscious processes as they relate to the formation of identity. Students will read the works of such renowned authors as Freud, Jung, Klein, Winnicott, Kohut and Yalom. Several films, such As Ordinary People and Lars and the Real Girl will be watched.

Prerequisite: (Writing in the discipline)

Also listed as: PH262, PY120