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The Journal for the Psychoanalysis of Culture and Society

  • Author(s): Maccannell, Juliet Flower
  • et al.
Abstract

The question of 'the postcolonial' is viewed from the perspective of psychoanalysis, using Lacan, Hannah Arendt and others to consider the way European whites' unconscious psychological reaction (and role of the maternal) to those they encountered as they purveyed their version of "the Good" to those they colonized.

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