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Kafka's Imaginary: A Cognitive Psychology Footnote

Henry Sussman

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Published by Fordham University Press

Published in print November 2010 | ISBN: 9780823232833
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780823241170 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5422/fordham/9780823232833.003.0003
Kafka's Imaginary: A Cognitive Psychology Footnote

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Kafka's Imaginary Legacy is an ultimately tentative inquiry that wants to return to the general question of what constitutes an authentic contribution to this psychoanalytical domain. Imaginary means when an author creates relentless cultural reprogramming to reconfigured something. When you say imaginary, Kafka is the first author known as one who claims to usher new imaginary with his literary critics that made explicit feedback from the legion. It can be said in general of Kafka's fiction that imaginarily, under the aegis of the Imaginary, it withdrew the curtain separating its readers from these particular outcroppings of the Real. Lacanian Imaginary's definition is also included here.

Keywords: imaginary; Kafka; cognitive psychology; literary critics; critics; Real; Lacanian Imaginary

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Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies

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