This website is dedicated to the work of Silvan Tomkins and the application of his affect theory to the worlds of literature, the arts, and culture.

The site is directed by Joseph Adamson, Professor Emeritus of English at McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario. He is the author of Melville, Shame, and the Evil Eye and editor (with Hillary Clark) of Scenes of Shame: Psychoanalysis, Shame and Writing.

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[Technical expertise is provided by Fiona Kinsella, editor of HA&L: Hamilton Arts & Letters, an online magazine devoted to the arts and literature.]


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