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About Jill Gentile

Jill Gentile is the author of "Feminine Law: Freud, Free Speech, and the Voice of Desire," with Michael Macrone (London: Karnac, 2016) and a member of the faculty of the NYU Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis. She has an independent practice in New York City and served as an advisor to "The Tale."
Latest Posts | By Jill Gentile
Beyond #MeToo: Female Agency as Heroine in “The Tale”
3 weeks ago

Beyond #MeToo: Female Agency as Heroine in “The Tale”

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Jennifer Fox’s new film The Tale, a harrowing, largely autobiographical account of sexual abuse and her first fictional feature, has unsurprisingly prompted nearly every critic to invoke #MeToo. True, its …
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Trump,  Freud, and the Puzzle of Femininity
9 months ago

Trump, Freud, and the Puzzle of Femininity

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Of late we’ve been hearing the word “repudiate” a lot. It’s ever on the lips of those who deplore President Trump’s tactics, rhetoric, fiats, tweets, and lies. After Charlottesville, heard …
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