Emma Lieber, PhD, is a literary scholar and practicing psychoanalyst in New York. Her articles and reviews have appeared or are forthcoming in The Point Magazine, New England Review, The Massachusetts Review, Slavic Review, Slavic and East European Journal, Comparative Literature Studies, Dostoevsky Studies, Nabokov Studies Journal, and The Candidate Journal. Her current book project examines the Russian novel from a Lacanian perspective.
The Couch and the Lamp
When I woke up yesterday, a lamp caught on fire. It was early morning; I was up just a few minutes ...