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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (1): 54–68.
Published: 01 January 2009
...JOANNA TRZECIAK Although Nabokov dismissed Freud as a trivial and vulgar thinker and derided him at every turn, the presence of Freud and Freudianism is quite conspicuous in his works. With great vigilance, Nabokov anticipates and short-circuits potential Freudian interpretations of his work...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (2): 161–178.
Published: 01 March 2010
... interpretations of “The Nose” that dominated both Formalist and psychoanalytic literary criticism in early-twentieth-century Russia. Copying and revising Freudian interpretations of “The Nose,” wherein the nose symbolizes the phallus, Ugrešić substitutes Nada Matić—the female plastic surgeon who finds Mato...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 137–161.
Published: 01 June 2013
... multiplicity. This article aspires to remind twenty-first-century critics that Freudian psychoanalysis was born at the border and emerged from the interstices of multiple languages, religions, and nationalities. In the Habsburg imperial setting where psychoanalytic thinking first took hold, the psychoanalytic...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (2): 220–241.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Andrew Barnaby This essay explores the mutual implication of Shakespeare's Hamlet and Freudian psychoanalysis as works of mourning. More particularly, it takes up how both the play and a series of Freud's writings — from early letters to Fliess to the Interpretation of Dreams to “Mourning and...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (1): 123–135.
Published: 01 March 2013
... loss? In this the image of the parrot becomes both a highly condensed figure of Freudian dream-work and the quintessential monad, caught in that vacant space between the real and the relic, primary event and present trace, representation and that which cannot be spoken. While all of this coheres with...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (2): 121–149.
Published: 01 June 2012
... for God, and to replace him. The essay argues that rationalism involves a melancholic gesture, whose structural representative in Freudian terms is obsessive-compulsive discourse. Empiricism, in turn, arises as a manic phase of attempted (and failed) mourning, stabilized in what will come to be known...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (1): 21–28.
Published: 01 March 2015
... Fall of the Freudian Empire . New Brunswick : Transaction P , 2004 . Print . Flinn Mark V. Ward Carol V. . “Ontogeny and Evolution of the Social Child.” Origins of the Social Mind: Evolutionary Psychology and Child Development . Ed. Ellis Bruce J. Bjorklund David F. . New...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (4): 369–391.
Published: 01 December 2018
... undermines his own rapport with the musical qualities of his work. Monteverdi devalues and sacrifices musicality to rhetoric in an astonishing way that also implicates the Freudian corpus, by which I mean that inasmuch as music was indisputably important to both, even if by way of negation, music and its...
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Comparative Literature (2005) 57 (3): 246–255.
Published: 01 June 2005
..., Apter’s use of the religiously inflected (via German renderings of Buddhist texts) abstract noun “Heimlosigkeit” resonates interestingly with Spivak’s invocation of the expressly Freudian adjec- tive “unheimlich,” which signals a more direct, if not necessarily deeper, reliance on an explicitly...
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Comparative Literature (2007) 59 (4): 315–331.
Published: 01 September 2007
..., fundamentally medieval world” of Freud’s thought (Speak, Memory 20), and in the screenplay for Lolita “the Freudian prison of thought” and “the Freudian nursery-school of thought” are both vehemently evoked and dismissed. Ada, or Ardor likewise abounds in references to the “expensive confes- sion fests” of...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (1): 70–73.
Published: 01 January 2006
...Paul Morrison Reading Psychoanalysis: Freud, Rank, Ferenczi, Groddeck. By Peter L. Rudnytsky. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2002. xviii, 312 p. University of Oregon 2006 Bersani, Leo. The Freudian Body: Psychoanalysis and Art . New York: Columbia University Press, 1986...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (3): 262–282.
Published: 01 June 2010
...- ject. While Huyssen is interested in a post-Freudian notion of subjective fragmen- tation and its relation to Walter Benjamin’s conception of urban shock, my focus is on the role of the uncanny (in both its pre-psychoanalytic and Freudian forms) in Malte’s disintegrating selfhood. Romantic writers...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (2): 192–197.
Published: 01 March 2004
... literary and cultural history and a patient and exacting application of Freudian psychoanalysis to the classical canon. Readers who work with the most familiar texts of the latter will find especially compelling work in the first and last chapters. Molière’s Harpagon is a case-study of repression and...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (2): 198–201.
Published: 01 March 2004
... nocturnal wishes would be realized in the cruelty and “republican fires of revolution” (p. 272) within a century of his own death. Baroque Bodies is at once a literary and cultural history and a patient and exacting application of Freudian psychoanalysis to the classical canon. Readers who work with...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (2): 201–203.
Published: 01 March 2004
... nocturnal wishes would be realized in the cruelty and “republican fires of revolution” (p. 272) within a century of his own death. Baroque Bodies is at once a literary and cultural history and a patient and exacting application of Freudian psychoanalysis to the classical canon. Readers who work with...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (2): 204–206.
Published: 01 March 2004
... nocturnal wishes would be realized in the cruelty and “republican fires of revolution” (p. 272) within a century of his own death. Baroque Bodies is at once a literary and cultural history and a patient and exacting application of Freudian psychoanalysis to the classical canon. Readers who work with...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (1): 74–77.
Published: 01 January 2006
... being too distanced, too disembodied, too little concerned with the world he writes into existence. This might seem a sweeping—not to mention ideologically problematic —condemnation of all things Freudian, but Rudnytsky’s project ultimately proves redemp- tive. For the Ferenczi who is “trampled under...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (3): 223–240.
Published: 01 June 2006
.... New York and London: Norton, 2001 . Certeau, Michel de. “The Freudian Novel: History and Literature.” Heterologies: Discourse on the Other . Trans. Brian Massumi. Foreword Wlad Godzich. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1986 . 17 -34. Cohen, Tom. Ideology and Inscription...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (1): 77–79.
Published: 01 January 2006
... being too distanced, too disembodied, too little concerned with the world he writes into existence. This might seem a sweeping—not to mention ideologically problematic —condemnation of all things Freudian, but Rudnytsky’s project ultimately proves redemp- tive. For the Ferenczi who is “trampled under...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (1): 80–83.
Published: 01 January 2006
... disembodied, too little concerned with the world he writes into existence. This might seem a sweeping—not to mention ideologically problematic —condemnation of all things Freudian, but Rudnytsky’s project ultimately proves redemp- tive. For the Ferenczi who is “trampled under foot” by the “indifferent...