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Wrye, H.K. (1999). The Shadow of the Other: Intersubjectivity and Gender in Psychoanalysis: Jessica Benjamin. New York: Routledge, 1998, 129 pp., $18.99.. J. Amer. Psychoanal. Assn., 47(4):1455-1460.

(1999). Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association, 47(4):1455-1460

The Shadow of the Other: Intersubjectivity and Gender in Psychoanalysis: Jessica Benjamin. New York: Routledge, 1998, 129 pp., $18.99.

Review by:
Harriet Kimble Wrye

The Shadow of the other, Jessica Benjamin's third book, is an impressive effort at building and integrating theory in the domain of feminism, gender, object relations theory, and intersubjectivity. The book is essentially a trio of essays that begins with the roots of psychoanalysis in Freud's theory of sexuality and, as the title suggests, updates that theory in light of contemporary views. In the first essay, originally written for an NYU conference occasioned by the centennial of the publication of Studies on Hysteria, Benjamin revisits the case of Anna O.,

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