Making Masud Khan
Psychoanalysis, Empire and Modernist Culture

Benjamin Poore

Transcript 9

Legenda

  2021

ISBN: 978-1-781886-55-7 (hardback)  •  RRP £75, $99, €85

ISBN: 978-1-781886-56-4 (paperback, 2022)

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ModernEnglishCriticismPsychoanalysis


Masud Khan was one of the most controversial and dynamic psychoanalytic writers of postwar Britain. A colorful and troubled life in London is matched by equally idiosyncratic work. Khan cultivated multiple selves, playing an aristocratic Prince, a modernist exile, a firebrand therapist, and an art patron. Khan's writing is a strange and luminous weave of decolonisation, psychoanalytic theory, and modernist literature, with each of these forces exerts a transforming pressure on the others. This study draws on hitherto unseen archival material to explore to tell Khan's story. It is a story that shows how the unique contexts of British psychoanalysis and end of the imperial project in India key figures shape our understandings of key figures — James Joyce, T.S. Eliot, Joan Míro, Georges Braque — from the history of modernism.

Benjamin Poore is a Teaching Fellow in the School of English and Drama at Queen Mary University of London.

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Poore, Benjamin, Making Masud Khan: Psychoanalysis, Empire and Modernist Culture, Transcript, 9 (Cambridge: Legenda, 2021)

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