Dr. Liran Razinsky

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Liran Razinsky is a senior lecturer in the program for Hermeneutics and Cultural Studies at Bar Ilan University, Israel. He is working on French and comparative literature, French thought and psychoanalytic theory. His book, Freud, Psychoanalysis, and Death, a study of the psychoanalytic approach to death, was published in 2013 by Cambridge University Press. Razinsky has written papers on, among others, Georges Bataille, Guy de Maupassant, Albert Cohen, Michel Leiris, Elias Khoury and Jorge Semprun. He has also published on Freud and on Psychoanalysis. He has edited recently a special issue of Yale French Studies on Semprun and earlier co-authored a collection of papers on Littell’s The Kindly Ones (Les Bienveillantes). He has published in journals such as SubStance, Modern Language Quarterly (MLQ), French Forum, Yale French Studies, The Psychoanalytic Study of the Child, The Psychoanalytic Review and Contemporary Psychoanalysis. His current research project, “Fantasies of Self-Representation: From Classical Autobiography to the Digital Age,” focuses the stakes involved with representing oneself, both in autobiography and in more everyday self-representation