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Published: 15 June 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387800-040
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8780-0
... 39 The Hysterical Criminal v Hysterical criminals, too, need to be considered separately, partly be- cause they form a numerous subtype of insane criminals and partly be- cause they are distinctive in terms of sex, crime types, and modus oper...
Published: 03 December 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385325-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8532-5
... The Gestural Art of Reclaiming Utopia: Denise Stoklos at Play with the Hysterical-Historical LESLIE DAMASCENO History, in the sense in which Benjamin speaks of the double exposure of dialectical images through which...
Published: 11 October 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390619-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9061-9
... CHAPTER FIVE Hysterical Ties, Latino Amnesia, and the Sinthomestiza Subject Recently at a dinner table in a Mexican home in Los Angeles, an eleven-year- old boy turned angrily to his parents, ‘‘Well, who says I’m a Mexican? The doc...
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: 02 May 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387602-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8760-2
... 4 Ellie Ragland The Hysteric’s Truth LacansaysinSeminar XVII, ‘‘It is clear that there is no question more burning than what, in discourse, refers to enjoyment. Discourse is con- stantly touching it, by virtue of the fact that this is...
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: 01 January 1996
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9891-2
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389224-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8922-4
...Julie Dawn Smith PERVERSE HYSTERICS: THE NOISY CRI OF LES DIABOLIQUES It is in a large part according to the sounds people make that we judge them sane or insane, male or female, good, evil, trustworthy, depressive, marriage- able, moribund...
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388906-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8890-6
...  C h a p t e r 2  H i tc h i n g t h e H i g h way to H e l l Media Hysterics and the Politics of Youth Mobility This is the true story of a man and a gun and a car. The gun belonged to the man. The car might have been...
Published: 11 October 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390619-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9061-9
... CHAPTER FOUR Latino Studies’ Barred Subject and Lacan’s Border Subject, or Why the Hysteric Speaks in Spanglish will be dead by 2050—I’m sure of it—which is a shame, since the ethnic- I racialized nominatory term I currently come to rest under, Latino, prom...
Published: 04 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374497-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7449-7
... This chapter explores the polarized reception of mid-1960s free jazz by focusing on its most instantly recognizable timbral gesture: the “saxophonic scream.” Music critics’ reactions to John Coltrane’s iconic use of the saxophonic scream variously read it as hysterical noise or as transcendent...
Published: 05 March 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384342-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8434-2
... subject and object that was at the core of the disciplinary production of knowledge. By blurring the limits between body and mind, and between object and sign, the hysterical plague produced a hiatus, an epistemological borderland, where the very premises of modern rationality entered into...
Published: 26 May 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386384-000
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8638-4
.... Nevertheless, it does seem to be the case, and I think I was happier about that discovery than about others since then’’ (2002, 515). It has been usual to locate the beginnings of psychoanalysis in Freud’s clinical encounters with hysterical patients in the 1880s and 1890s. It was from the strange...
Published: 02 May 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387602-018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8760-2
..., analyst and, 115, 152; capitalism and, 120, 140, 177 n.4, 183–184, 187, 191– 117, 121; of concept, 146; as dominant, 192, 220, 293 2,186,202,212–213;fatherand,43– Art of Advertising, The (Lois), 298 44, 60, 84, 216, 223–224; hysteric and, ashamed, 14, 46; as being, 12, 231–232...
Published: 02 May 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387602-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8760-2
... from a girl’s boarding school: one of the girls gets a letter from her secret lover which upsets her and fills her with jealousy, which then takes the form of an hysterical attack. Following this, several other girls in the boarding school succumb to the same hysterical attack: they have known about...
Published: 25 June 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384557-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8455-7
... the same time the necessary condition for and the reminder of the impossibility of interpellation or subjectivization. The hysteric is both the precondition for and the resistance to successful interpellation. The initial moment of hystericization is the provocation of the feeling of guilt. The...
... demand will be addressed and upon whom the prohibition will be put. But the structural impossibility ensures that this demand will never fully be met. This will have far- reaching consequences for the sexual relationship—I refer you here to normal, that is, hysterical desire and the distribution of...
Published: 11 March 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384373-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8437-3
... of hysteria as a disease. But this discursive disappearance also mirrors a symptom of the disease itself, that is, the tendency of the hysterical body to vanish and return, as Mitchell ac- knowledges: ‘‘A defining feature of hysteria is that it is mimetic: it may be that its very ‘disappearance...
Published: 02 May 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387602-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8760-2
...: Introduction 3 Figure 1: The Four Discourses S1 ® S2 S/ ® S1 S/ aaS2 Master’s discourse Hysteric’s discourse a ® S/ S2 ® a S2 S1 S1 S/ Analyst’s discourse University discourse The terms are as...
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387503-080
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8750-3
... then than we are now once again seem to be the boring old ones. The women hysterical spinsters, the bitter old we remember the great loves that did not end in marriage single, married, widow, divorced, nun childless, with children, one, two, three once the rope game is announced we are...