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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (1): 39–69.
Published: 01 March 2011
... suicide. Based on Mahtab’s story and my ethnographic work with some of the surviving former women inmates, this paper engages with Sigmund Freud’s notions of survival, mourning, and melancholia in light of their intertwined relationship to the re-formation of the subject. I argue for the centrality of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (1): 109–115.
Published: 01 March 2018
... rack his brains about the enigma of life and death. —Sigmund Freud, “Thoughts for the Times on War and Death” I have understood part of miriam cooke’s work over the years to embody a commitment to understanding the forms of cultural production that emerge in the context of life beside a corpse or...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (2): 1–25.
Published: 01 July 2012
..., without understanding inten- tionality? This query haunts my thinking on subjectivity. The two main approaches to intentionality in psychology have been “drive” theory and “relational-models.” Formalized by Sigmund Freud (Strachey 1999) and psychoanalytic schools, the hegemonic drive theory...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (2): 161–178.
Published: 01 July 2015
... the Symbolic order through sublimation. She separated her personal identity from affiliations that could breed eruptions of the Real. Sublimation for Sigmund Freud is “a process in which sexual libido is redirected towards non-sexual aims” (Evans 1996 , 13). Lacan ( 1992 , 109, 110, 114), arguing for...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (1): 30–53.
Published: 01 March 2013
... importantly, they deflate some of his power by portraying him in caricature. According to Sigmund Freud: Caricature, as is well known, brings about degradation by emphasiz- ing in the general impression given by the exalted object a single trait which is comic in itself but was about to be...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (1): 54–80.
Published: 01 March 2013
... foregrounded in the earlier quote by Ukasha Zaid. Citing Sigmund Freud, Zaid (2003, 16) writes that any pairing of a man and a woman, if brought into contact at least five times a day, “without any inhibition or restriction whatsoever, will engage sexually.” This characterization paints a picture in...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (2): 143–165.
Published: 01 July 2016
..., which produces sexual scripts in public settings. The gaze as a producer of a sexual script is an expansion of the psychoanalytic approach that considers gaze a love object, which Sigmund Freud first argued and Jacques Lacan ( 1981 ) later expanded. To Freud’s list of partial objects (breast, face...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (1): 115–139.
Published: 01 March 2012
... (2007) description of this militaristic manhood is rife with sexual overtones. His rite of passage is to man the oiled gun in the trenches covered in sweat and dirt. What would Sigmund Freud have said about that as a metaphor? He is hiding from his mother (27) in order to impress the older men...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (1): 22–42.
Published: 01 March 2021
... Memorial Center. Figure 3. Lilian Weisberger, part of the Dark Images series, displayed at the Lili in Wonderland exhibition, 2016 (curator: Shahar Marnin-Distelfeld ). Upper Floor Gallery, Kiryat Tivon Memorial Center. In his topographic model, Sigmund Freud presented the id, ego, and superego as...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 71–86.
Published: 01 March 2017
... uniform turns Hamidu into a subordinate representative of the patriarchy. Was El Saadawi agreeing with Freud’s claim that “anatomy is destiny” (Vaillant 1998 , 25)? When she introduced the identical twins, El Saadawi downplayed the significance of anatomy. But when they grew up the anatomical...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (2): 1–26.
Published: 01 July 2011
... most Orientalists, as well as the modernist Muslim writers, like Muhammad Husayn Haykal, dismissed the importance of Amena’s dreams in discussing the cir- cumstances that led to the Prophet’s birth. While she did not mention Freud’s understanding of dreams, Abdel Rahman considered...