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‘Sex ferocity’ and ‘the sadic lusts of certain novelists’: Sexuality, Sadomasochism, and Suppression in Parade’s End

Max Saunders

in War and the Mind: Ford Madox Ford's Parade's End, Modernism, and Psychology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780748694266
eISBN:
9781474412391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694266.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter explores Graham Greene’s claim that the Tietjens books are ‘almost the only adult novels dealing with the sexual life that have been written in English’. Focusing on Some Do Not…, it ... More


Death Drives: Peter Brooks

Freud and Proust

in Revisioning French Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620207
eISBN:
9781789623727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620207.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Peter Brooks’s essay is on the Great War and its effect on Freud and Proust, in particular on their interpretations of sadism. Brooks argues that after the First World War, both Freud and Proust came ... More


Jason’s Mechanical Eye

Wickham Clayton

in See! Hear! Cut! Kill!: Experiencing Friday the 13th

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496830319
eISBN:
9781496830357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496830319.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter considers discussions and categories for different forms of the eye/camera shot as they appear in the Friday the 13th series. First, there is an analysis of the criticism of the use of ... More


Manet’s abject Surrealism

Nicholas Chare

in Abject Visions: Powers of Horror in Art and Visual Culture

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719096280
eISBN:
9781526109866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096280.003.0004
Subject:
Art, Art History

Drawing on the work of Georges Bataille and Julia Kristeva, Nicholas Chare suggests that the Surrealist project possessed an underlying sadistic impulse that was prefigured in the art of Édouard ... More


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