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SpeakerAdam Phillips, psychoanalyst, literary critic, and essayist
Date Jul 19, 2013
Time 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm  
Location Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities building, 805 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Urbana
Sponsor The Center for Advanced Study; the College of Education; the School of Literatures, Cultures, & Linguistics; the Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory; and the Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities
Contact Maria Cynthia Anderson
Event type Seminar/Symposium
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Adam Phillips is a psychoanalyst, literary critic, and essayist. In addition to his scholarly work on such figures as Edmund Burke, Charles Lamb, John Clare, and Walter Pater, he is the author of many well-regarded books of essays on the inner life. His provocative prose, intellectual range, and powers of insight have earned him the label "the Emerson of our time" (John Banville). Phillips is the editor of the New Penguin Freud, a series of fresh, humanistic translations of Freud's major works.

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