In Dora's Case: Freud--hysteria--feminism

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Charles Bernheimer, Claire Kahane
Columbia University Press, 1990 - Psychology - 344 pages
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From one of our most outspoken feminist critics, this collection explores various ways in which the body can be rethought of as a site of knowledge rather than as a medium to move beyond or dominate. Moving between a theoretical and confessional stance, Gallop explores Sade's relation to mothers both in his novels and his life; Barthe's The Pleasure of the Text; Freud's work, read not as a psychological text but as a literary endeavor and from a woman's point of view; and Luce Irigarary's famous This Sex Which Is Not One.

  

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The 'problems' with this case are numerous and many of them are obvious. Janet Malcolm points out that, 'Everything we know about Dora and her father and the K.s is what Freud has chosen to tell us ... Read full review

Contents

VI
35
VII
44
VIII
56
IX
92
X
105
XI
128
XII
149
XIII
181
XVI
243
XVII
254
XVIII
276
XIX
294
XX
305
XXI
327
XXII
333
XXIII
337

XIV
200
XV
221

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Irwin Epstein has held research positions at Mobilization for Youth and the Institute of labor and Industrial Realtions at the University of Michigan, where he is currently professor of social work. Together with Dr. Tripodi and Dr. P. Fellin, he coauthored Social Program Evaluation and Social Workers at Work.Tony Tripodi is professor of social work at the university of Michigan and is a member of the Editorial Board of Evaluation and Program Planning. He is the author of Uses and Abuses of Social Research.

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