Absolute Fiction - Hannah Arendt and the end of mental freedom
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Jacqueline Rose is professor of English at Queens Mary, University of London. Her research focuses on modern subjectivity at the interface of literature, psychoanalysis, and politics, as well as on the history and culture of South Africa and of Israel-Palestine. Her most recent publications are Proust Among the Nations from Dreyfus to the Middle East (the 2009 Frederick Ives Carpenter Lectures, Chicago University Press, 2012); The Last Resistance (Verso, 2007); The Question of Zion (the Princeton University 2003 Christian Gauss seminars, Princeton University Press and Melbourne University Press, 2005); On Not Being Able to Sleep psychoanalysis in the modern world (Chatto, 2003); and the novel Albertine (Chatto, 2001) based on her reading and teaching of the writing of Marcel Proust. Conversations with Jacqueline Rose (Seagull Press) was published in 2010 and The Jacqueline Rose Reader, edited by Justin Clemens and Ben Neparstek, in 2011 (Duke University Press).