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differences (1990) 2 (2): 105–125.
Published: 01 July 1990
... J.-B. Fantasme Originaire . Paris : Hachette , 1985 . Laplanche Jean , and Pontalis J.-B. . Formations of Fantasy . Ed. Burgin Victor , Donald James , and Kaplan Cora . London : Methuen , 1986 . Laplanche Jean , and Pontalis J.-B...
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differences (1991) 3 (2): 135–159.
Published: 01 July 1991
... UP , 1985 . Kristeva Julia . Desire in Language: A Semiotic Approach to Literature and Art . Trans. Gora Thomas , et al. Ed. Roudiez Leon S. . New York : Columbia UP , 1980 . Jean Laplanche , and Pontalis J.-B. “ Fantasy and the Origins of Sexuality...
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differences (2022) 33 (2-3): 177–197.
Published: 01 December 2022
...Todd McGowan The political problem that we suffer from is not our adherence to ideological fantasies that promise us an enjoyment that is false or unattainable. The political struggle does not involve an effort to escape the pull that fantasy has over us so that we can look at the situation...
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differences (2022) 33 (2-3): 198–219.
Published: 01 December 2022
...Tracy McNulty This essay examines the stakes of the traversal of the fantasy in the unfolding of an analysis, arguing that the aim of a psychoanalysis is to liberate the unconscious quest that traverses the analysand by giving expression to what has been censored in his or her body. Paradoxically...
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Published: 01 December 2022
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differences (1990) 2 (1): 88–125.
Published: 01 April 1990
... Lyrics .” Foley 63 - 89 . Zeitlin Froma . “ Configurations of Rape in Greek Myth .” Rope . Ed. Tomaselli S. and Porter R. . Oxford : Blackwell , 1986 . 122 - 51 . Sappho's Gaze: Fantasies of a Goddess and Young Man EVA STEHLE Lthe fragments of Sappho's poetry...
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differences (2013) 24 (3): 101–126.
Published: 01 December 2013
... : Shanghai renmin chuban she , 1987 . alexander des forges Sleights of Capital: Fantasies of Commensurability, Transparency, and a “Cultural Bourgeoisie” The term cultural capital, crucial...
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differences (2023) 34 (1): 89–94.
Published: 01 May 2023
... act, and the way that fantasy images travel in time and create new temporalities. This essay links Bersani’s 1977 reading of Baudelaire’s poem “Hair” with his later work by showing that when the sexual power of fantasy is denied, it often returns in the form of a fantasy of sexual power. At the end...
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differences (2011) 22 (1): 17–63.
Published: 01 May 2011
... cultural violence; the elements of popular fantasy that animate it; the forms of modern state and transnational power the category occludes; and the ahistorical and divisive civilizational thinking it encourages. Drawing both on ethnography from one Egyptian Bedouin community in which honor is a key moral...
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differences (2012) 23 (3): 42–73.
Published: 01 December 2012
... machines bring with them the obligation to rethink the divide that their makers draw between the fantasy of total recall and the fear of complete amnesia. In short, this essay shows that in their encounter with the world, these technological objects raise new polyphonic formulations of the very concepts...
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differences (2018) 29 (3): 33–57.
Published: 01 December 2018
... shows, however, man goes too far, enveloping himself in fantasies that maladaptively deny the incompletion of human existence. Man would do better, Irigaray argues, to grant the universe its living sense of becoming. The final section reads Odysseus and Penelope’s reunion in Homer’s Odyssey to elaborate...
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differences (2011) 22 (2-3): 112–139.
Published: 01 December 2011
... oppositions: wakefulness/sleep; inside/outside; cause/disruption of causality; floating/fixation, location/dislocation; time/space; one/multiple; duration/intermittency, sound/silence; subject/Other; reality/fantasy, meaningless/meaning; sound/voice; “being and time,” “being and nothingness,” “being and event...
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differences (2013) 24 (3): 36–62.
Published: 01 December 2013
... of historicity, historical methodology and, foremost, fantasy. Does the “scholar’s archive,” as defined by Ann Cvetkovich, even exist? Is there really such an unambiguous difference between the historian’s view on the traditional archive, filled with bureaucratic waste, and the allegedly radical archive...
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differences (2011) 22 (2-3): 211–234.
Published: 01 December 2011
... of the language of being leads to the fantasy of being’s elimination; by contrast, near inaudibility is linked to a violence that imprints its force on and as an effect of tension and duration in form. In a reading of the work of composer Vadim Karassikov, this essay’s claim is that near inaudibility or the form...
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differences (2020) 31 (3): 21–28.
Published: 01 December 2020
... of rationality, capitalism—motored by speculation and dependent on fantasy—should instead be thought of as the dream-work of industrial modernism. Indeed, this article contends, capitalism in its current form—in which ordinary citizens are connected to capital primarily as bearers of risk—depends...
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differences (2021) 32 (2): 69–93.
Published: 01 September 2021
... access how historiographical methods participate in stabilizing gender and pathologizing black rage. This article proposes that the difference between the mistress and master is a fantasy necessary to the circulation of the libidinal economy of slavery. In doing so, it pursues an inquiry...
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differences (2023) 34 (1): 150–155.
Published: 01 May 2023
...Lisa Downing In Baudelaire and Freud (1977), Leo Bersani posits that psychoanalysis offers a way of understanding sexuality as characterized by the mobility of fantasy, rather than by the content of fetishes or sexual identities, and that this mobility offers the “potential for explosive...
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differences (2017) 28 (2): 86–115.
Published: 01 September 2017
... the construction of the supersensual reality of the death drive in masochistic fantasy and in fetishistic disavowal, exploring their affinity not only with art and aesthetics but with mathematical and formal constructions. Both help to elucidate Freud’s early insight that the death drive is more mathematical than...
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differences (2007) 18 (2): 24–71.
Published: 01 September 2007
...' in the Learning and Teaching of Freud .” Person 157 -78. Forrester, John. “Justice, Envy, and Psychoanalysis.” Dispatches from the Freud War . Cambridge, ma: Harvard up, 1997 . 13 -43. Freud, Anna. “Beating Fantasies and Daydreams.” The Writings of Anna Freud . Vol. 1 . New York: International...
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differences (2009) 20 (1): 102–116.
Published: 01 May 2009
...” The true scandal about war for Freud in 1915 was not its barba- rism, which hardly surprised him, but the way it turns our unconscious fantasies about death into history. What war disturbs—and why Freud also describes World War...