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differences (1996) 8 (3): 21–52.
Published: 01 November 1996
... , and Abrahamsen Adele . Connectionism and the Mind: An Introduction to Parallel Processing in Networks . Oxford : Basil Blackwell , 1991 . Boyarin Daniel . “ Freud's Baby, Fliess's Maybe: Homophobia, Anti-Semitism, and the Invention of Oedipus .” glq 2 ( 1995 ): 115 – 47 . Canfield...
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differences (2020) 31 (2): 86–114.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Andrew Ragni This essay establishes points of contact between Sigmund Freud’s research on the anal-sadistic stage of infantile sexuality in the first decade of the twentieth century and the Irishman Roger Casement’s contemporaneous sexual practices in Peru while he investigated a colonial rubber...
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differences (2017) 28 (2): 65–85.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Daniel Wilson Freud first theorizes the drive through Wilhelm Fliess’s theory of bisexuality, which proposes that human life is structured by the periodic expression of a masculine and a feminine substance. Long after his break with Fliess, Freud maintains elements of Fliess’s theory, arguing...
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differences (2012) 23 (2): 42–70.
Published: 01 September 2012
... or material influence. The split appears in Freud’s analogy of “savage” sociality and the European psyche in Totem and Taboo as a hesitation about whether law and custom are external to the “savage” psyche or constituent parts of it. Freud’s chief ethnological sources for Totem and Taboo —Lorimer Fison...
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differences (2020) 31 (2): 1–29.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Nell Wasserstrom Through a close reading of Freud’s last major work, Moses and Monotheism (1939), this article considers the socio-political and literary stakes of a central element of Freud’s oeuvre, which reaches its fullest elaboration in the Moses text: belatedness. Belatedness, or deferred...
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Published: 01 September 2020
Figure 1 Diagram of Freud’s theory of anal sexuality and the trans-formative itinerary of the “little one.” Source: Freud, “On Transformations.” More
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differences (2018) 29 (1): 66–101.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Salvatore F. Guido In 1923, Freud initiated a debate with the pacifist, mystic, and Nobel laureate Romain Rolland, to whom he revealed that he felt a “mysterious attraction.” Their correspondence, which culminated in Freud’s remarkable piece of self-analysis “A Disturbance of Memory...
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differences (2020) 31 (2): 58–85.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Matthew Gannon This essay argues not only that Wilhelm Worringer’s concept of the urge to abstraction from his work of art history Abstraction and Empathy (1908) prefigures Sigmund Freud’s notion of the death drive in Beyond the Pleasure Principle (1920) but also that Worringer’s aesthetics...
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differences (2009) 20 (1): 102–116.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Lyndsey Stonebridge Why is it that we respond to the deaths of others in wartime with an apparent indifference? What is it about our desire that so readily accommodates the representation of the death of others? This article addresses these questions through a reading of Freud's 1915 essay on war...
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differences (2022) 33 (2-3): 141–176.
Published: 01 December 2022
...Alex Colston The social bond of the group or culture writ large, for both Freud and Lacan, is predicated on something that exceeds simple social convention, contract, or historical mode of production. This is evinced, for Freud, by his myth of the primal horde and his notion of how groups cohere...
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differences (2023) 34 (2): 84–108.
Published: 01 September 2023
...Steven Swarbrick Freud’s readings of Shakespeare are notorious for their universalizing claims about human sexuality. What is less commonly noticed, and what this article foregrounds, is the asexuality that underwrites psychoanalytic theories of sex. Venus and Adonis shows that Shakespeare’s poem...
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differences (2009) 20 (1): 117–156.
Published: 01 May 2009
... of a relatively stable ego, then how can psychoanalysis productively contribute to the analysis of the democratic political sphere? This article treats this question through an analysis not only of Sigmund Freud's incursions into what he called “a wider social stage” but also of his daughter's particular...
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differences (2009) 20 (2-3): 103–147.
Published: 01 December 2009
... of group formation in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. It turns to the work of Freud in order to propose an analysis of the “corporate ego,” joining Beyond the Pleasure Principle (1920) and Group Psychology and the Analysis of the Ego (1921) with the work of the sociologist of science Bruno Latour...
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differences (2022) 33 (2-3): 1–32.
Published: 01 December 2022
...Michelle Rada With common unhappiness as its curative horizon, psychoanalysis deserves—indeed, it requires—the hysteric’s famous challenge to Freud: what, and whom, is analysis for? Motivated by the hysteric’s desire for a better life and Freud’s commitment to the social dimension of the psyche...
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differences (2017) 28 (2): 86–115.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Tracy McNulty As a drive to the inorganic, the death drive is fundamentally opposed to sensuality and, specifically, to pleasure and pain. This is why Gilles Deleuze understands Freud’s account of the death drive as the “beyond of the pleasure principle” not in terms of the transgression...
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differences (2017) 28 (2): 5–23.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Willy Apollon This metapsychological essay attempts to deduce the origin of the death drive from the author’s clinical experience with analysands under transference. It proposes that Freud locates the stakes of speech, as a response to the Other, at the heart of the question of languager–but under...
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differences (2017) 28 (2): 24–45.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Lucie Cantin From the moment Freud first came up against repetition and the resistance of the symptom in his clinical practice and was thus forced to acknowledge a beyond of the pleasure principle that acts within the subject, the unconscious could no longer be conceived as a site...
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differences (2017) 28 (2): 46–64.
Published: 01 September 2017
... draws on Roman Jakobson’s theory of metaphor and metonymy, more specifically, his infrequently noted comments on the undecidability of their interrelationship. In terms of this undecidability, the essay reconsiders Freud’s treatments of the relations between the savage and the neurotic, totemism...
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differences (2019) 30 (2): 93–114.
Published: 01 September 2019
... of Brennan’s archival papers, this article contextualizes Brennan’s inquiry with her theoretical influences in Freud, Klein, and Lacan. The essay concludes by reflecting on Brennan’s insights for the present “post-truth” political impasse, a discourse of personal feeling for which her theory provides...
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differences (2009) 20 (1): 1–39.
Published: 01 May 2009
... change. This article examines three examples of social tie that are structured around the desire of the founder and the anxiety it induces: the interdiction of sacrifice and the worship of an absent God in the religion of Moses, the role of the transference in Freud's invention of psychoanalysis...