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The psychic truth of fiction: psychoanalytic interpretation of drama and children's literature

Ivey, Gavin (2006) The psychic truth of fiction: psychoanalytic interpretation of drama and children's literature. Psychology in Society, 33. pp. 37-52. ISSN 1015-6046

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Abstract

Despite the seductive flicker of satellite television and the instantly accessible visual entertainment of computer games and DVD movies, people continue to read fiction and go the theatre. The fulfilment derived from immersion in the fictional worlds of books and the physicality of dramatic action endures, despite the technological onslaught of instant electronic gratification

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: ResPubID19125, ResPubID22455. psychological frames of reference, psychoanalytic theory in interpretation of fiction
Subjects: FOR Classification > 1701 Psychology
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Social Sciences and Psychology
FOR Classification > 2005 Literary Studies
Depositing User: VUIR
Date Deposited: 25 Aug 2011 23:12
Last Modified: 07 Feb 2012 02:32
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/3007
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