Burke, A Rhetoric of Motives (with selections from Biesecker’s Addressing Postmodernity)
Borch-Jacobsen, The Emotional Tie
Butler, The Psychic Life of Power
Derrida, “Mnemosyne,” from Memoires: For Paul de Man.
Freud, Group Psychology,
—. The Ego and the Id
—. “Mourning and Melancholia”
—. “Psychical Treatment”
Lacan, “The Mirror Stage as Formative of the Function of the I” (1949 version),
—. essays on the gaze in Four Fundamental Concepts
Lacoue-Labarthe, Philippe, and Jean-Luc Nancy. “The Unconscious is Destructured Like an Affect” (Stanford Literature Review 6 (fall 1989): 191-209).
Nancy, The Inoperative Community
—. Selections from Being Singular Plural
Ronell, Crack Wars: Literature Addiction Mania
—. “On Friendship; Or, Kathy Goes to Hell” (The UberReader: Selected Works of Avital Ronell. Ed. Diane Davis. U of Illinois P, 2007.