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Occidentalisme psychanalytique dans la littérature chinoise de la Nouvelle période

Abstract : Since the birth of psychoanalysis, close and inseparable links have been forged between this science of man and literature. While the influence of psychoanalysis on Western literature is widely recognized, its contribution to Chinese literature does not seem to be so obvious. The purpose of this thesis is to discern its contribution to Chinese literature of the New Period. In the 1980s, China, driven by a thirst for new knowledge, was again attracted by the West. With the literary debates on subjectivity and modernism, Freud has become a name that has aroused extraordinary interest. Many writers, consciously or unconsciously, have incorporated Freudian thoughts in their creation. In the 1990s, the spread of feminism in China led once again a number of women writers to discover psychoanalytic theories, especially those of feminist psychoanalysts (Hélène Cixous, Julia Kristeva, Luce Irigaray, among others). The present dissertation, based on the reading of over thirty novels by thirteen authors, attempts to underline and analyze the psychoanalytic discourse present in these works through the study of five major subjects resonating with psychoanalysis : the stream of consciousness and the representation of dreams; the writing of sexuality and body; family relationships examined from a psychoanalytic perspective; the narrative of trauma; the figures of psychologist.
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Lanfang Guo. Occidentalisme psychanalytique dans la littérature chinoise de la Nouvelle période. Psychologie. Université Sorbonne Paris Cité, 2019. Français. ⟨NNT : 2019USPCC044⟩. ⟨tel-02883525⟩



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