Papers and articles


Immanent Masochism

 

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“Masochism is an enigma for Freud and for us in the more radical sense of an umbilicus for both theory and practice.  The two dimensions cannot be dissociated, …
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On Perversions

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The author takes a new look at perversions and at the classical psychoanalytic theories on them, proposing an original criteria for determining them.  He does not consider perversions as …
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Anatomical Women

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The author, inspired by ever more common movie scenes featuring a woman urinating, develops a number of considerations connecting a particular type of so-called post-modern aesthetics of transparency (“showing …
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Into Fiction, Through Catastrophe. A Conversation

 

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In this interview, psychoanalyst and JEP co-editor Anthony Molino engages Christopher Bollas in an exploration of the radical turn in his recent literary output.  Focusing primarily on …
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The God of Psychoanalysts

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Is there a God of psychoanalysts or shall we accept what we well know that Freud said as the first and last word about the relation of psychoanalysis and …
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In the influential “Transitional Objects and Transitional Phenomena”, published in 1951, D. Winnicott introduced a concept that was destined to receive widespread acclaim; indeed, to a certain extent, …
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The author challenges some of the traditional views regarding perverse masochism, drawing on a case of a male subject who had carried out perverse practices for much of …
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For the Love of Lacan

What wouldn’t Lacan have said! What didn’t he say! This is is an exclamation rather than a question: an attempt to find the right tone, an experiment prior to …
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In taking up the topic of personality in Lacan’s early work, I will begin with a highly schematic account of his comments on personality in his doctoral dissertation originally …
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The perspective of classical psychoanalysis is based on the theme of lacking, around which the bombast of hysteric theatre and the grand narrative of the family novel unfold. Contemporary …
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Freud’s …
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“From Where is Psychoanalysis Possible?”

(Part II of “The Jewish People Do Not Dream”)(1) Summary: The possibility of a theory of sociality and the question of the position of analysis are linked for Freud …
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