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Published: 24 November 1997
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382478-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8247-8
...Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick Paranoid Reading and Reparative Reading; or, You're So Paranoid, You Probably Think This Introduction Is about You ovel Gazing: Queer Readings in Fiction came together unprogram• matically. Invited by the journal Studies in the Novel to edit a spe...
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384786-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8478-6
... Chapter 4 paranoid reading and reparative reading, or, you’re so paranoid, you probably think this essay is about you Sometime back in the middle of the first decade of the aids epidemic, I was picking the brains of a friend of mine...
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396413-018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9641-3
...• CHAPTER 18 JOHN BUSHNELL PARANOID GRAFFITI AT EXECUTION WALL: NATIONALIST INTERPRETATIONS OF RUSSIA'S TRAVAIL The tanks that shelled the Russian White House on October 4, 1993, and the soldiers who fought their way into the building killed several hundred...
Published: 01 January 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398073-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9807-3
... Reading Counterclockwise: Paranoid Gothic or Gothic Paranoia? Paranoia and the Gothic So far, I have concentrated mainly on literary texts to develop a Gothic history of the technologies of subject production and the rela• tions between human subjectivity and...
Published: 10 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373049-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7304-9
... This chapter takes Ian McEwan’s 1997 novel Enduring Love as an opportunity to think through some of the potentials and pitfalls involved in the current turn against “critique” and “paranoid reading.” Reading McEwan together with the writings of Bruno Latour, it demonstrates the extent to which...
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394921-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9492-1
... views them in the context of other, earlier, and more vio- lent conflicts and dangers that, by contrast, result directly from the internal dynamics of the emerging psyche in what Klein came to call the paranoid/schizoid position. The whole Freudian dialectic between desire and prohibition is only...
Published: 01 January 2011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9362-7
... and more violent conflicts and dangers that, by contrast, result directly from the internal dynamics of the emerging psyche in what Klein came to call the paranoid/schizoid position. The whole Freudian dialectic between desire and prohibition is only a secondary development for Klein, and one among...
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393627-023
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9362-7
... and more violent conflicts and dangers that, by contrast, result directly from the internal dynamics of the emerging psyche in what Klein came to call the paranoid/schizoid position. The whole Freudian dialectic between desire and prohibition is only a secondary development for Klein, and one among...
Published: 01 January 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377061-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7706-1
... shoe thatthe alreadyyou know, projectsubjectthe ofthisun ofEve’s version Inone 172). 2000, between rupture paranoid andthe shuttles bearable knowledge toattachmentcompulsion the tearrepair that position’s depressive space though,inthe version, Inanother too feels intimately. she...
Published: 18 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392545-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9254-5
... of desire in the only case study Freud wrote concerning a psychotic patient, his famous ‘‘Psychoanalytic Notes upon an Autobio- graphical Account of a Case of Paranoia (Dementia Paranoides of 1911.≥ Elias Canetti’s estimation of the Memoirs as ‘‘the most important docu- ment in psychiatric...
Published: 10 April 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384748-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8474-8
.... The aggressive element in the infant is fundamental in the development of the Kleinian theory of the paranoid-schizoid and depressive positions. The Kleinian Death Drive and Projective Identification ‘‘Notes on some schizoid mechanisms’’ ([1946] 1975) is one of Klein’s most...
Published: 10 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7304-9
... current turn against “critique” and “paranoid reading.” Reading McEwan together with the writings of Bruno Latour, it demonstrates the extent to which “postcritique” has been predicated on a rapprochement between the “two cultures”—sciences and humanities—that novelist and theorist alike figure as a...
Published: 25 February 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389408-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8940-8
... made conspiracy theory not only possible (and popular) but ever present, unavoidable, pervasive, compulsive, fun, frightening, and fascinating often to the point of a paranoid-mystical urgency. . . . The networked world of...
Published: 10 April 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384748-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8474-8
... way notions such as unconscious phantasy, internal objects, anxiety, aggres- sion, introjection, and projection. She explores the ego’s changing rela- tionships with its internalized and external objects and the fluctuations of early psychotic paranoid and depressive anxieties...
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397267-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9726-7
... fringes of SOciety: paranoid individuals, men• tally and physically deformed beings, good-for-nothing antiheroes, or "so• cial dregs" such as hooligans (liumang). Although this foregrounding of mar• ginal figures is reminiscent of the Bakhtinian celebration of the return of the repressed, what...
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By Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384786-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8478-6
...; Dombey and Son, 79–87; of death, 178–180; Nicholas Nickleby, 42; of marriage, 72–77; Our Mutual Friend, 42 paranoid, 126–151; Dickinson, Emily, 151 n.4 Proustian, 137–138. Digital. See Analogic and digital See also Phenomenology: of...
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393627-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9362-7
... to say, on this model it seems that truly queer queers negate forms, and that formalism, particularly of the literary kind, isn’t very queer. But this ver- sion of ‘‘queering’’ the social text strikes me as somewhat akin to Eve Sedgwick’s notion of paranoid criticism: it’s about...
Published: 10 April 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384748-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8474-8
... configurations. Following Melanie Klein’s theorization on melancholia and the paranoid-schizoid mode of object relations and Joan Riviere’s main psychoanalytic contribution in her essay ‘‘Womanliness as a masquerade’’ (1929), I will show how melancholia can be read in Stra- chey’s texts and...
Published: 28 August 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383284-033
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8328-4
... boycotts and defeat black businesses in Indiana, you can count on some of your men to engage in this kind of fabricated, paranoid warfare against you and others who dare challenge their authority. —Beware: any and all family dysfunctionalities you thought you might have been running away from...
Published: 27 March 2003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8485-4
... ‘‘paranoid’’ fixations of millennial America; these fixations show a ‘‘haunting trace’’ of sensibilities excluded by the idioms, the very obsessional explicit- 290 jean comaroff and john comaroff ness, of our therapeutically minded culture. And it is to the Enlightenment that we must look for the...