Mazujas This idea, however, has been elucidated by Donald Winnicott many years ago, and followed up on in many psychoanalytic interpretive writings on the research that has been done on infant development. This seemed more promising than what it turned out to be. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Overview Music Video Charts. Lists with This Book. Just when I thought I was getting out of psychoanalysis.
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Mazujas This idea, however, has been elucidated by Donald Winnicott many years ago, and followed up on in many psychoanalytic interpretive writings on the research that has been done on infant development.
This seemed more promising than what it turned out to be. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Overview Music Video Charts.
Lists with This Book. Just when I thought I was getting out of psychoanalysis. Furthermore, he believes that because our culture valorizes the impossible act of embracing the other, we only become frustrated, filled with rage, and violent. Join our e-mail list! Both writers are arguably good thinkers and good writers about the more interesting bits of life. He also taught at Wellesley College and Rutgers University. This revolutionary way of relating intimaciez the world, they contend, could lead to a new human freedom by mitigating the horrifying violence we blithely accept as part of bedsani nature.
The striking use of queer theory will provoke a response from most readers, but the main ideas in Intimacies have long been familiar. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Such art, Bersani claimed, draws its authority from the existing power structure; an artwork presuming to redeem thus usurps power within its identity. Nov 12, Milo rated it liked it Shelves: Corinne rated it it was ok Nov 21, Katarina rated it it was ok Jan 14, When Bersani leaps from the individual to the social, he raises a question about the difficulty of identifying the psychological motivator in group behavior: Intense narcissistic pleasure sexualizes satisfied aggression.
Their conversation takes as its point of departure psychoanalysis and its central importance to the modern imagination—though equally important is their shared sense that by misleading us about the importance of self-knowledge and the danger of narcissism, psychoanalysis has failed to realize its most exciting and innovative relational potential. The arc of the conversation is often difficult to follow, and oblique references are often made which then lead the conversation in a seemingly random direction.
Psychoanalysis and Art and Homos. The self is a practical convenience; promoted to the status of an ethical ideal, it is a sanction for violence. Our editor is Christian Perring, PhD. I read this on the floor of Bedsani.
This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Charmingly persuasive and daringly provocative, Intimacies is a rare opportunity to listen in on two brilliant thinkers as they explore new ways of thinking about the human psyche. Log in to Reply. Dispatched from the UK in 1 business day When will my order arrive? What is uniquely psychoanalytic is the notion that the pleasurable power of satisfied aggression is itself a threat to the agent of aggression.
Part of this feeling of scattered flow comes from the arrangement of the book as a broader conversation, with each chapter, a long soliloquy. No trivia or quizzes yet. Refresh and try again. Related Posts