Gila Ashtor is a critical theorist, psychoanalyst, and writer. She teaches at Columbia University, and is a licensed psychoanalyst in private practice in New York City. She is the author of an experimental memoir, Aural History (Punctum, 2020), Homo Psyche: On Queer Theory and Erotophobia (Fordham University Press, 2021), and a book on psychoanalytic theory, Exigent Psychoanalysis: Jean Laplanche’s Critical Interventions (Routledge, 2021).
“Toxic” Relationships in the Affective Age
What memoirs by Melissa Febos, Carmen Maria Machado, and Alisson Wood can tell us about our affective age....