The Centre for Philosophy and Critical Thought, Goldsmiths University of London

Research Centre run jointly between the Departments of Sociology and English and Comparative Literature at Goldsmiths University, London

Neurosis, Poetry, and the Present (18 March 2017)

On 18 March 2017, CPCT hosted a workshop on Neurosis, Poetry, and the Present, organised by Daniel Katz (Warwick) and Benjamin Noys (Chichester). Presentations from the workshop are now published here—links below.

Introduction — Professor Benjamin Noys (Chichester)

Professor Emma Mason (Warwick), “Critical Vulnerability and the Weakness of Poetry”

Professor Daniel Katz (Warwick), “Real Ruins: Modernist Neurosis, Impersonal Politics”

Dr. Natalia Cecire (Sussex), “The Cell, the Shell, and the Death Drive: Marianne Moore and the Open Secrets of the Natural World”

Professor Benjamin Noys (Chichester), “The Cosmogony of Revolution: Diane di Prima’s Revolutionary Letters and Anti-Neurosis”


Neurosis, Poetry and the Present – 18 March 2017