Acknowledgments 1. A Psychoanalyst in the Classroom: Character Studies in the Human Condition of Education 2. "A Unexpected Novelty": Freud's Technique Papers Go to the University 3. What Is the Use of Theory? 4. The Adolescent Teacher 5. On the Madness of Lecturing on Gender 6. The Untold Story of the Writing Block 7. The Psychopathologies of Everyday Education: Sleeping, Falling, Forgetting, Lateness, and the Professor's Mistakes Notes References Index
Deborah P. Britzman is Distinguished Research Professor of Education at York University, Toronto, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, and a psychoanalyst. She is the author of many books, including The Very Thought of Education: Psychoanalysis and the Impossible Professions; Practice Makes Practice: A Critical Study of Learning to Teach, Revised Edition; After-Education: Anna Freud, Melanie Klein, and Psychoanalytic Histories of Learning; and Lost Subjects, Contested Objects: Toward a Psychoanalytic Inquiry of Learning, all published by SUNY Press.