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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (1): 66–82.
Published: 01 March 2016
... to further my analysis of the pure experience of luxus, which exceeds any object that is always too base and objective to be truly luxurious, I seek to psychoanalyze Nero’s pursuit of the orgy of luxus through reference to Sigmund Freud’s discussion of Thanatos in his Beyond the Pleasure Principle...
Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (3): 371–390.
Published: 01 November 2011
..., and object-fetishism. These are both steps in the radicalization of Marx's idea of commodity fetishism, drawing on freud's idea of fetishism as a perverse structure. The article notes that Baudrillard provided inventories of fetishism at regular intervals in his writings, and that these remained curiously...
Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (2): 181–199.
Published: 01 July 2010
... forms. It has allowed him most recently to develop an embryonic critique of political economy, focused on technological and libidinal practices of consumerism. His technological analysis of contemporary reality, buttressed by “technological” readings of Marx and Freud, are important in this context. I...
Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (1): 51–70.
Published: 01 March 2007
.../magazine_pre2000/features/foster/foster7-26-96.asp (accessed June 20, 2006). Freud S. 1954 . Project for a Scientific Psychology . Mosbacher E. Strachey J. (trans.). In Bonaparte M. Freud A. Kris E. (eds), The Origins of Psycho-Analysis , pp. 347 – 445 . London...
Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (3): 412–416.
Published: 01 November 2015
... of Melancholia”), which is devoted to the work of Jamaica Kincaid and other postcolonial thinkers such as Frantz Fanon and Édouard Glissant. Drawing on Freud’s “Remembering, Repeating, and Working-Through” (where remembrance, rather than hypnosis, is offered as a new therapeutic technique in Freudian...
Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (1): 124–134.
Published: 01 March 2021
... of the Prison . London : Penguin . Freud Sigmund . 2002 . Civilization and Its Discontents . London : Penguin . Freud Sigmund . 2003 . Beyond the Pleasure Principle and Other Writings . London : Penguin . Hayek Friedrich . 2012 . Law, Legislation, and Liberty: A New...
Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (3): 269–288.
Published: 01 November 2008
... wide field of scientific, quasi-scientific, and philosophical activity since the nineteenth century. The distinction between thought and action divides up the ways in which an organism reaches consciousness of its external reality. In 1911, Sigmund Freud had designed his perennially controversial...
Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (2): 270–273.
Published: 01 July 2020
..., but if Wiesing had considered Sigmund Freud, he would have once more confronted the possibility of luxury-in-itself (what Freud  calls the nirvana principle), which resides on the other side of rebellion and resistance to (oedipal) law. However, I think the reason Wiesing never considers...
Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (2): 244–262.
Published: 01 July 2018
... . . . on Lacan . . . by a lad of twenty-one.” 32 This is Miller. Most important, Althusser begins to write the article “Freud and Lacan,” which appeared in La nouvelle critique in late 1964. 33 If that publication is entwined in his own analytic and psychiatric history, 34 it also has a part...
Cultural Politics (2009) 5 (3): 299–324.
Published: 01 November 2009
...–Symbolic–Real (ISR), with Freud's method of dream interpretation. I suggest that it is the comparison between films and dreams that will allow film scholars to reappropriate Lacanian psychoanalysis for film theory (or cultural theory in general). In doing so, interpretations and ideological critiques...
Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (2): 119–129.
Published: 01 July 2022
... between Instinkt and Trieb , that Jean Laplanche and Jean-Bertrand Pontalis ( 1988 : 214) write, In Freud's work the two terms are used in quite distinct senses. The Freudian conception of Trieb —a pressure that is relatively indeterminate both as regards the behaviour it induces and as regards...
Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (3): 323–336.
Published: 01 November 2013
... with this healing purpose. Two years prior to Paneth's sociological study of a streetful of troubled and troubling youth, Anna Freud and Dorothy Burlingham, who had been running the Hampstead Nurseries, published their findings on the effects of aerial bombing on children. What was crucial to Burlingham...
Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 210–221.
Published: 01 July 2015
... of subjectivity, where the subject wants everything but cannot wait for anything. In this death drive mode of identity, the failing subject must have his or her heart’s desires now. Remember, following Sigmund Freud’s conceptualization of the death drive in Beyond the Pleasure Principle (2003...
Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (3): 429–442.
Published: 01 November 2012
.... Kittler's insistence on the literal locations of Homer's poem may remind readers of Freud's odd obsession with Francis Bacon as the presumed real author of Shakespeare's plays 1 —or with the historical novel of Moses and Monotheism , also based on an idiosyncratic reading of scholarly texts (like Ernst...
Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (2): 171–180.
Published: 01 July 2010
... le monde , p. 41 et seq. 5. We should read Freud carefully here. For the moment, it is productive to meditate on the connection between representatives and drives or instincts described in Freud's paper on “Repression” : “Besides the idea, some other element representing the instinct has...
Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 March 2013
... of Sarkozy, whom he paints as an anal sadist. It is in this connection between Sarkozy's politics and the condition of anal sadism that Badiou finds the final reason for calling Sarko the Rat Man by recalling Freud's (1991a) famous case study of Ernst Lanzer. For Badiou, Lanzer is a perfect psychoanalytic...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (2): 107–116.
Published: 01 July 2013
..., as it circles around that which occasions it. It is linked to the process of “working through” (in the sense of Freud's Durcharbeitung ) the event—of continually returning to and rethinking that which elicits thought in never quite being open to or exhaustible by it. This might include a text, a trauma...
Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (2): 263–273.
Published: 01 July 2018
... of the dead, ghosts, demons, deities—are relocated within the sphere of unconscious projections. The alien forces that seize control and torment or overwhelm the conscious self are taken to be located within and to be in fact subjective forces. Freud’s psychoanalytic theory figures as a decisive moment...
Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (3): 327–343.
Published: 01 November 2018
..., Dystopia, and Globalisation . London : Routledge . Freud Sigmund . ( 1913 ) 2001 . Totem and Taboo . London : Routledge . Freud Sigmund . 1932 . Civilization and Its Discontents . London : Hogarth Press . Freud Sigmund . 1939 . Moses and Monotheism . London...
Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (2): 157–170.
Published: 01 July 2010
... exclusion. There is a real destruction of the superego. The theory of psychoanalysis, or rather, the practice of psychoanalysis, has consisted a great deal in arguing that the superego was something necessarily repressive and regressive. Not at all. The people who say this haven't read Freud. Freud never...