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Published: 12 May 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822399070-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9907-0
Published: 05 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372998-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7299-8
... French philosopher Sarah Kofman examines the role that photography played in Sigmund Freud’s theoretical elaboration of the human psyche. In this excerpt from her book Camera Obscura: Of Ideology , first published in French in 1973, Kofman tracks the ways Freud explicitly and repeatedly used...
Published: 05 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372998-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7299-8
... sight, Viennese erotic photography and cinema were pertinent to the culture in which Freudian psychoanalysis originated and developed. Protagonists in the early history of psychoanalysis such as Sigmund Freud, Josef Breuer, and Bertha Pappenheim (“Anna O.”) are discussed here with relation to the erotic...
Published: 05 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372998-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7299-8
Book Chapter

By Anand Pandian
Published: 02 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375166-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7516-6
Published: 12 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375203-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7520-3
... than has been assumed in the feminist and critical literatures. Using Freud and Abraham’s work on melancholia, and clinical studies of merycism (repeated regurgitation and swallowing of food), this chapter argues that loss is not simply something that happens to the melancholic. Rather, losses/attacks...
Published: 05 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372998-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7299-8
... the past and the future, in relation to Hill’s monumental painting The Disruption , for which many of the calotype portraits were originally made. Finally, it explores the metaphorical links between the materiality of the calotype and the optical unconscious through a reading of Sigmund Freud’s “Note...
Published: 27 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374398-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7439-8
... This chapter positions the analysis as the team initiated its investigation alongside Mamerto Pizarro's corpse, as relatives sang laments. It juxtaposes Freud's "Mourning and Melancholia" and psychoanalytic work on mourning with laments. Psychoanalysis prompts reflection on the alternation...
Published: 12 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375203-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7520-3
Published: 12 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7520-3
... importance of thinking about depression as a kind of aggression directed outward, arguing that the popular anger-turned-inward hypothesis of depression is less useful than has been assumed in the feminist and critical literatures. Using Freud and Abraham’s work on melancholia, and clinical studies of...
Published: 05 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372998-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7299-8
... with and deviated from Freud’s work. One of the central aims of the introduction is to show how Benjamin’s thoughts about the optical unconscious are thoroughly permeated with colonialism and scientific racism. ...
... Freud's "Mourning and Melancholia" and psychoanalytic work on mourning with laments. Psychoanalysis prompts reflection on the alternation between hypercathexis, intense fixation on the image of the dead person, and reality testing, which demands a sober assessment of death's finality. The poetics of...
Published: 10 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373049-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7304-9
... and Cavell’s thought, Moi challenges such views. Talk about surfaces and depth do no work for literary critics. Just as there is no “approach” to language, there is no method in literary criticism. Even famous suspicious readers such as Sherlock Holmes and Sigmund Freud don’t read any differently from...
Published: 10 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7304-9
... Wittgenstein and Cavell’s thought, Moi challenges such views. Talk about surfaces and depth do no work for literary critics. Just as there is no “approach” to language, there is no method in literary criticism. Even famous suspicious readers such as Sherlock Holmes and Sigmund Freud don’t read any differently...
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377566-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7756-6
... human figure of the popular icon is not the only possible object of iden- tification in cinema, I argue that it is through the embodied emotions of what Sigmund Freud referred to more psychologically as the “ego ideal” that 150  Travis Workman North Korean melodramatic realism seeks to provoke...
Book Chapter

By David Dyzenhaus
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377849-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7784-9
... Law Movement, 198, 203, 207 Freud, Sigmund, 102 Kant, Immanuel, 23-24, 30-31, 33-35, Friend and enemy distinction, 2- 145,146,291 3,25,38-41,65-69,80,92-104, Kaufmann, Erich, 98, 101 138,168-74,211-12,255. See also Kelsen, Hans, 10-11, 15-16, 60-63...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377849-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7784-9
.... Sigmund Freud's Massen• psychologie und 1ch-Analyse (1921) accepted much of Le Bon's argu• ment, while noting that a crowd intensifies affect and inhibits intel• lect.40 In Freud's argument, irrational characteristics of the mind enable the psychology of the crowd through suggestion and libido...
Book Chapter

By Simone Weil Davis
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377641-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7764-1
...; ing Copy," 94, 103, 208 n·39 homemaking and, lOS, 210 n.lI, 214 Freedman, Estelle B., and John D'Emi• n.63; mimicry and, 88, 95, 103, 206 lio, 18, 48 n.18; motherhood and, 176-178; pro• Freud, Sigmund, 48 fessional status and, sO-81, 88, 90, 98- Fuss, Diana, 140 I04, I09. See...
Book Chapter

By B. Ruby Rich
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377580-026
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7758-0
... French, Brandon: On the Verge of Re• Stratagems: The World of Women in volt: Women in American Films ofthe Film, 38, 65, 291 Fifties, 64 Espinosa, Julio Garcia, 89 Freud, Sigmund: "Three Contribu• Exchanges (Gordon), 113 tions to the Theory of...
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377566-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7756-6
... reminds us, for Freud, “the ego is ‘a mental projection of the surface of the body,’ and that surface is largely defined through dress.”1 But per- haps more critically, it stems from the disavowing temporality that Roland Barthes persuasively argues is fashion’s defining feature: “As soon as the...