In Dora's Case: Freud--hysteria--feminism
Charles Bernheimer, Claire Kahane
Columbia University Press, 1990 - Psychology - 344 pages
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