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Analysing the Analyst: Lawrence's Clash with Freud

Fernihough Anne

in D. H. Lawrence: Aesthetics and Ideology

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112358
eISBN:
9780191670770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112358.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

During the period 1913–1918, D. H. Lawrence was preoccupied with various anthropological works. During the same period, Sigmund Freud had been concerning himself, in his 1915 paper ‘The Unconscious’, ... More


Introduction

in From Ah Q to Lei Feng: Freud and Revolutionary Spirit in 20th Century China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804700757
eISBN:
9780804769822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804700757.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Sigmund Freud (1856–1939) theorized an unconscious in which repressed sexual desire continually influences nearly every aspect of life. This combination of the unconscious and repressed sexual desire ... More


The Failed Freudian Revival

G. William Domhoff

in The Emergence of Dreaming: Mind-Wandering, Embodied Simulation, and the Default Network

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190673420
eISBN:
9780190673444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190673420.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Chapter 7 presents a detailed, empirically based refutation of both the classical Freudian theory and the attempt to recast it as neuropsychoanalysis based on neurological case studies. It presents ... More


Human Diversity and the Sexual Relation

Charles Shepherdson

in Lacan and the Limits of Language

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227662
eISBN:
9780823235353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227662.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

The concept of “race” has received considerable attention in recent years, both as a theoretical category and in its historical development. In both respects, difficulties ... More


Going to Tara via Vienna: Joyce and the Freudian Bildungsroman

Michael G. Cronin

in Impure Thoughts: Sexuality, Catholicism and Literature in Twentieth-Century Ireland

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719086137
eISBN:
9781781704707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086137.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses the emergence of psychoanalytic thought in the twentieth century and the historical development of the notion of sexuality. It examines the Freudian libidinal theory model, ... More


The Seduction of Milton’s Lady: Rape, Psychoanalysis, and the Erotics of Consumption in Comus

Will Stockton

in Sex before Sex: Figuring the Act in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680764
eISBN:
9781452948560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680764.003.0010
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter analyzes rape in the context of fantasy, focusing on John Milton’s Comus that draws on Freudian seduction theory. It discusses John Leonard and William Kerrigan’s debate on whether “the ... More


Introduction

Mark Franko

in Martha Graham in Love and War: The Life in the Work

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199777662
eISBN:
9780199950119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199777662.003.0000
Subject:
Music, Dance, History, American

This book studies the work of Martha Graham between 1938 and 1953. This chapter introduces the study of the development of Graham’s image, the influence on Graham of Anglo-American modernism, the ... More


/ “Little Black Man”: Repetition, the Lesbian Phallus, and the Southern Rape Complex in Sanctuary

Dorothy Stringer

in Not Even Past: Race, Historical Trauma, and Subjectivity in Faulkner, Larsen, and Van Vechten

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823231478
eISBN:
9780823241088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823231478.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

Freudian theory has specific, original engagements with racial difference, albeit often entwined with its theorizations of sexual difference and sexuality. In many nineteenth-century and modernist ... More


Sacred Desires: Passion and Pathology in in this House of Brede (1975) and Agnes of God (1985)

Maureen Sabine

in Veiled Desires: Intimate Portrayals of Nuns in Postwar Anglo-American Film

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251650
eISBN:
9780823253043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251650.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Chapter 5 considers why it should be that, in contrast to The Nun's Story, In This House of Brede and Agnes of God pathologize the intense mother-daughter relationships that bloom in the ... More


The Village Revolt

Jason Stacy

in Spoon River America: Edgar Lee Masters and the Myth of the American Small Town

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780252043833
eISBN:
9780252052736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043833.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter 6 traces Carl Van Doren’s claim in 1921 that Spoon River Anthology founded a literary “Revolt from the Village.” Van Doren argued that Midwestern authors inspired by Masters, such as Sherwood ... More


The Dream as a Manifestation of Unconscious Language and Emotion: The Conglomerative Effect

Lois Gordon

in Reading Godot

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300092868
eISBN:
9780300132021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300092868.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter explains and explores the Freudian theories that are inherent in Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot. It particularly studies the intermingling of conscious and unconscious thought and ... More


The Pleasures of Punishment: Complicity, Spectatorship, and Abu Ghraib

Amy Adler

in Punishment in Popular Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479861958
eISBN:
9781479878680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479861958.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Amy Adler uses Freudian theory to examine the reception of images of torture associated with American handling of Iraqi prisoners at Abu Ghraib. While the Supreme Court has come to insist on a ... More


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