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Published: 08 May 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822378907-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7890-7
Published: 10 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373384-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7338-4
... Troilus and Criseyde —in which the courtly lover’s masochistic, servile disposition toward the Lady is wont to transform into sadistic hate on a whim. As Megna contends, what works such as Troilus and Criseyde demonstrate is that the libidinal economy of courtly love is always already sadomasochistic in...
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478003410-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0341-0
... pure in direction, but sadistic in form. 6 The master s imperative act of exclusion precipitates the slave into a debased condition, but this condition only becomes properly abject when the slave proves unable to fend off the contamination by filth. In terms of sadomasochism, Bataille postulated...
... lover’s masochistic, servile disposition toward the Lady is wont to transform into sadistic hate on a whim. As Megna contends, what works such as Troilus and Criseyde demonstrate is that the libidinal economy of courtly love is always already sadomasochistic in nature, dependent on two distinct yet...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377580-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7758-0
... Street Cinema, where audi• ences sat shivering in coats and scarves through pre-global-warming New England winters to watch sadistic double bills like Breathless and Les En• Jants du Paradis. The double bills were sadistic not just by virtue of length or climate: one that I still recall paired...
Published: 01 January 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372370-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7237-0
... that of the redneck gringo, the sadistic guerrilla, the selfish ex- lover, the treacher- ous pseudo- friend, the self- satisfied haves of First and Third World alike, whose comforts and comforting self- image are built upon the impoverishment of the have- nots? How does and why should one bounce back...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377580-040
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7758-0
... departments, a quixotic restructuring that so alienated the staff that I referred to the day of its announcement ever after as "Christmas morning in a sadistic family." I found a magical apartment on Avenue A overlooking the East Vil• lage's Tompkins Square Park with a view of the treetops and...
Published: 06 November 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012818-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1281-8
... pigs roamed the deep woods of the Western Wilderness, gorging on na- tive orchid roots, the male and female convicts sentenced to Macquarie Harbour were penned up and subjected to often sadistic punishment. Eventually, the pigs were also caught and fed on grass; not long after Lempriere sketched them...
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By Elizabeth A. Povinelli
Published: 26 February 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021346-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2134-6
... think you hoped I would that all of your grandkids would shud- der in the face of your stories. You meant to scare the living bejesus out of us. You weren t a sadist exactly. You just thought brutality made children tough enough to repel foreign invaders and thieving relatives. You meant to show us that...
Published: 01 January 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372370-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7237-0
... ended in well- documented revelations of infidelities, closeted homo sexuality, closeted mixed- race liaisons, and fi- nancial abuse. It is also telling that it was not the truly immoral, sadistic criminality of snuff film pornography, in which persons, largely females, are literally killed, or child...
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478003410-016
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0341-0
... innocence, Eri has chosen a popu lar and attractive boy who harbors a cruel and sadistic streak. This scenario pre sents an almost paradigmatic example of abjection. The young woman is not transformed into an object, that is, objectified. She is denied the status of subject, expelled from the domain of...
Published: 06 December 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007012-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0701-2
... scenes occurring in some of anime s more sadistic pornography (Napier 2001, 21). That an academic introduction to anime would bring up sadistic por- nography is in ter est ing in itself, and speaks to a specific United Kingdom United States historical encounter with Japa nese animation ( Japanima...
Published: 24 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012566-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1256-6
... singer Ibrahim Ferrer, which leads to her movement from Havana to Miami. The cockroach encounters all sorts of animal and human threats be it sadistic twin teenage boys, ideologically dogmatic bulldogs, or the larger story s human protagonist, the six- year- old González. In one of the performance s...
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-066
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
... materialists—­a godless race that find pleasure in the violation of human or Christian values. They are sadists who derive satisfaction in the shedding of human blood. They are worse than Communists. We organise a peaceful march protest against the use of Afrikaans in our schools, they levelled guns...
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478003410-014
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0341-0
... mother- child relation, he makes a distinction between things that are abject or disgusting and the sadistic plea sure one may take in the pro cess by which those things are held, repressed, or oppressed. Contrasting anal erotism and anal sadism, he claims that when one takes plea sure in withholding one...
Book Chapter

By Nancy Rose Hunt
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375241-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7524-1
..., uncontrollable, and repulsive, whose discomposing intrusion excites the imagination” was trying “civilized nerves of the foolish and the wise.”29 Conrad’s diagnostics endured in fact and fantasy, with images of lone, nervous white men who lost it, through alcohol, sadistic violence, and suicide. Such...
Published: 25 October 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004639-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0463-9
... ways that dangerously literalize her bodily submission to the other, as well as the sadistic impulses that bourgeois audiences harbor toward the notion of woman. 37 In the piece, the act of cutting is assigned to the audi- ence rather than the artist, which Halberstam reads as an authorial ges- ture...
Published: 08 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007203-036
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0720-3
... an o a, the governor of O ahu and the father of two m Alexander Liholiho [Kamehameha IV] and Lot Kapu wa [Kamehameha V] and one kuhina nui (Victoria Kam malu) seems sadistic. The name of an ali i who helped to create and administer the Hawai- ian Kingdom for over forty years appears prominently on a...
Published: 24 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012566-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1256-6
.... Bion described another moment, a secondary mo- ment after the abnormal and sadistic aspects of projective identification. He termed this moment normal projective identification, which he understood as being related to empathy what he called putting oneself in the other s shoes. It is this notion of...
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-064
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
... newspaper editor] concluding with apparent glee and with a sense of sadistic triumph that the fault with the black man is to be found in his genes, and we can watch the rest of the white society echoing “amen,” and still not be moved to the reacting type of anger. We have in us the will to live...