The Gauche Intruder: Freud, Lacan and the White Australian Fantasy
In The Gauche Intruder, Jennifer Rutherford traces the formation of an Australian moral code at the heart of white Australian identity. Advocating an ethics of desire in opposition to morality, she demonstrates the link between morality and aggression in the history of white Australia, showing that aggression has historically manifested itself at the very moment when white Australia has set out to do good. The Gauche Intruder provides a first introduction to the social and political significance of Lacan’s Ethics of Psychoanalysis.
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Aboriginal aggression articulation attempt Brother Jack bush Canberra castration Chariot child Clara Morison colonial courtly love critical David death defined demand desire discourse domain ego-ideal empty encounter enjoyment Ethics of Psychoanalysis European example fantasy feminine feminist fictional Fortunes of Richard Freud Fyshwick gaze guilt Henry Handel Richardson ideal idealisation identification identificatory identity imagined Jacques Lacan Jacques-Alain Miller Jennifer Johnno jouissance Lacan argues lack language lawless literary logic Mahony's Mary masculinity metaphor metonymic metonymic chain moral Moses and Monotheism mother myth narrative narrator nation neighbour neighbourliness novel object Patrick White phallus play pleasure principle rapport reader realise reality recognise refusal representation represented Richard Mahony Riders Robbery Under Arms Scully sexual signifier social space speak story structure sublimation super-ego sustain symbolic Thing Thursa tradition tralian transgression void White Australia Policy white Australian culture White's style Winton's woman Zizek
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