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Published: 05 March 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384342-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8434-2
...gabriela nouzeilles An Imaginary Plague in Turn- of-the-Century Buenos Aires hysteria, discipline, and languages of the body uring the second half of the nineteenth century, the city of Buenos DAires su√ered the devastating e√ects of various epidemics. These outbreaks...
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391524-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9152-4
...ONE Gayl Jones’s Corregidora and Reading the ‘‘Days That Were Pages of Hysteria’’ Slavery is the ghost in the machine of kinship. —SAIDIYA HARTMAN quoted in Butler 2002, ‘‘Is Kinship Always Already Heterosexual When the...
Published: 18 March 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386582-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8658-2
... 3 ‘‘America Makes Me Sick NATIONALISM, RACE, GENDER, AND HYSTERIA All of representation is based on a making-present—of the nonpresent and so on. . . . Thus the assumption—Perpetual Peace is already here—God is among us—America is...
Published: 10 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386452-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8645-2
...Fiona Paisley Race Hysteria, Darwin 1938 Anxieties over racial and gender boundaries have been frequently sexualized, particularly on imperial frontiers, where the drama of cross-cultural contact played out within the uneven power relations that characterize colonialism. The story...
Published: 27 February 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381020-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8102-0
Published: 01 January 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822378679-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7867-9
Published: 05 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372998-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7299-8
Published: 10 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374923-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7492-3
Published: 26 May 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386384-000
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8638-4
.... A strong case has been made, via hysteria, that the psycho- logical tenets of psychoanalysis are indebted to somatic symptomology— that the psyche is always already of the body. Yet perhaps the body in psychoanalysis has been understood in terms that are too narrow. There has been a...
Published: 15 June 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387800-040
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8780-0
...- 36 andi. Hysteria is twenty times more frequent in women than in men (Briquet). It arises from problems of the sexual organs in one-sixth of all cases and is related to the onset of puberty in one-half of all cases. Hysteria appears most frequently in those fifteen to twenty years old, followed...
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389224-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8922-4
.../with the sounds and rhythms that are culturally associated with female noise, incoherence, and hysteria, in order to dismantle those very associations and to disrupt linguistic and musical codes. In ‘‘Women’s Time Julia Kristeva describes exactly the kinds of sounds and rhythms that exceed musical...
Published: 13 July 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392880-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9288-0
... 3​ Empire in   Hysteria is often used to describe women’s psychic Hysterics character. Like the word “emotional” it is not at all in- sulting, rather it is a way of showing respect for...
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-058
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
..., based on the latest positivist ethnological, criminological, and social-Darwinist thinking. The defense mixed scholarly erudition with the racial hysteria of public discourse at the turn of the century. ...
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385592-032
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8559-2
... 31 Hysterical Criminals Hysteria is one of the most common disorders in insane asylums, and it is the disorder that most differentiates insane women from insane men. In Italian asy- lums in 1888 there...
Published: 03 December 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385325-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8532-5
... impotence that engenders sterility when conscious and hysteria when unconscious. It is for this reason that the hunger of Latin America is not simply an alarming symp- tom: it is the essence of our society.—Glauber Rocha, ‘‘An Aesthetic of Hunger’’1 cena nove: um telefonema ‘‘Alô, é da ‘‘Não, não é...
Published: 19 August 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383949-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8394-9
... nothing if not a form of hysteria.≤ In this book, I take a close look at the complex nature of the white male identity, with particular emphasis on white masculinity as a re- 2 White Men Aren’t sponse to specific cultural phenomena.≥ While white masculinity con- stitutes a...
Published: 19 August 2002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8394-9
... way, were men) did or did not evince the particular features deemed characteristic of masculinity. Thus was born a hypothesis of masculine hysteria, which, if it didn’t yet have the clinical or theoretical backing, neverthe- less had the particular advantage that it just felt right...
Published: 01 January 2011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9370-2
... was a book worth finish- ing: particular thanks to Sadie Wearing, Tyler Curtain, and Vron Ware. Ken Wissoker and all the team at Duke University Press managed my hysteria beautifully. Merl Storr was a gift of an indexer. x I am fortunate to be working in feminist projects that provide commu...
Published: 02 June 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385820-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8582-0
Published: 03 December 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385325-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8532-5
... recognition is the precondition for theatre.—Johannes Birringer, Theatre, Theory, Postmodernism This economic and political conditioning has led us to philosophical weakness and impotence that engenders sterility when conscious and hysteria when unconscious. It is for this reason that the hunger of...