- Paperback: 301 pages
- Publisher: Columbia University Press (June 14, 1989)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0231066279
- ISBN-13: 978-0231066273
- Product Dimensions: 5.9 x 0.7 x 9 inches
- Shipping Weight: 14.4 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 10 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #567,885 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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The Shadow of the Object: Psychoanalysis of the Unthought Known
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From the Back Cover
In The Shadow Of The Object is the exploration of psychoanalysis, of the reliving through language of that which is known but not yet thought.