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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


The Afterwardsness of Trauma and the Theory of Seduction

John Fletcher

in Freud and the Scene of Trauma

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823254590
eISBN:
9780823260973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254590.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter 3 begins with a tracing of the distinction between traumatic and auxiliary scenes in the cases of Katharina and Lucy R and its evolution into the concept of afterwardsness / deferred action ... More


Unresolved Issues in the Psychoanalytic Theory of Homosexuality and Bisexuality

Otto F. Kernberg

in Contemporary Controversies in Psychoanalytic Theory, Techniques, and Their Applications

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300101393
eISBN:
9780300128369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300101393.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter talks about homosexuality and bisexuality. It states that the study of homosexuality is one of the most troubled examples of the impact of ideology on scholarly inquiry, and that any ... More


Individualist in a Totalitarian State

Frank Noack

in Veit Harlan: The Life and Work of a Nazi Filmmaker

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167008
eISBN:
9780813167794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167008.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This preface deals with the contradictory impression that Veit Harlan left on people who knew him personally and people who have merely watched his films. As the director of the Nazi propaganda film ... More


The Catastrophe of Success

Frank Noack

in Veit Harlan: The Life and Work of a Nazi Filmmaker

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167008
eISBN:
9780813167794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167008.003.0015
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter deals with the world premiere of Jud Süss at the Venice Film Festival in 1940, where it is praised by the young critic Michelangelo Antonioni, and its subsequent box-office success in ... More


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