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By Leigh A. Payne
Series: a John Hope Franklin Center Book
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390435-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9043-5
Series: Post-Contemporary Interventions
Published: 10 April 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384748-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8474-8
Series: [sic] Series
Published: 10 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373384-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7338-4
... In this chapter, Megna complicates Slavoj Žižek’s analysis of the undead, masochistic nature of courtly love by examining how the courtly lover’s masochism always carries with it an implicit threat of mutating into sadism. Whereas Žižek, following Jacques Lacan, attends to courtly love’s basis...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375241-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7524-1
... for Congolese claims; laughing white agents emerge, as does tittering sadism among Congolese sentries torturing woman hostages. Vernacular texts of 1954 demonstrate echoes circulating in late colonial social memory: a nervous state agent who committed suicide and a mobile, medicinal war charm that brought some...
Series: [sic] Series
Published: 10 February 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7338-4
... In this chapter, Megna complicates Slavoj Žižek’s analysis of the undead, masochistic nature of courtly love by examining how the courtly lover’s masochism always carries with it an implicit threat of mutating into sadism. Whereas Žižek, following Jacques Lacan, attends to courtly love’s basis in a masochistic...