The Haunting of Hill House: psyche, soma, and destiny

Am J Psychoanal. 2022 Feb 14. doi: 10.1057/s11231-022-09333-2. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTFairy tales and horror stories inhabit the realm of terrible truths, affording opportunities to survive and work through them from the safe distance of displacement. Psychoanalysis, too, provides spaces to enter into that enigmatic realm of imagistic, oneiric meanings and explore possibilities beyond the concrete manifestations of daily life, to penetrate the mysteries and discover the patterns. I will use various lenses of theory alongside literature and screen portrayals of a haunted house, to investigate the realm of the uncanny and explore ways in which we are haunted by truths we fail to face.PMID:35165365 | DOI:10.1057/s11231-022-09333-2
Source: American Journal of Psychoanalysis - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Source Type: research