Freudian


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a person who follows the basic theories or practices of Sigmund Freud

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But the real Freudian belly laughs should commence with two scheduled comedy programs.
Meissner, as a Freudian analyst, predictably places great weight on the death of Ignatius' mother either in childbirth or when he was very young, on his resultant guilt-feelings, and his projection of her idealized qualities on his surrogate mothers and on the Virgin Mary.
And even after the collaboration began, leading in the past eighteen months to the publications of their Caravaggio's Secrets and Derek Jarman's Caravaggio, Bersani wrote by himself such disruptively original, widely translated works as The Freudian Body: Psychoanalysis and Art (1986), and Homos (1995), with its brilliantly revisionist chapters on Proust, Genet, and especially Gide.
4) Sigmund Freud, father of psychoanalysis - and the Freudian slip - is the focus of a new Skirball Cultural Center exhibit.
The opening chapter sets out the double-focused conceptual framework governing Kirsch's readings of the plays, in which mediaeval and Renaissance Christianity (and moral philosophy) are placed side by side with Freudian conceptions of character.
A Freudian reading of a story where a woman soiled in a filthy outhouse becomes the object of laughter is original and thought-provoking.
Insanity, in the broad Freudian sense, became increasingly relied on as a defense for crimes, with defense lawyers and psychiatrists becoming ever more creative.
In last year's The Great Universal Embrace: Arms Summitry--A skeptic's Account, Adelman, no fan of arms control, slipped on a Freudian banana peel, describing himself--erroneusly, if appropriately--as the former director of the "Arms Agency.
Do you know, by a kind of blessed Freudian mechanism, I have virtually forgotten.
So will the quips about masturbation, the Freudian analyst, the way a turn-of-the-century (20th) joke is used as a metaphor for the main character's life and all the familiar Billie Holiday songs.
4) As Kent's argument goes, the largest branch of British interwar feminism pulled its punches politically partly because of the combined influence of Freudian psychoanalysis and of sexology, which, in different ways and for different reasons, stressed female "difference" in a way that was incompatible with feminism; and partly because its leaders feared that truly feminist political stances could hasten the reappearance of a sex war even more devastating to women than the post-war status quo.
Talking of Hamlet, there was also Robert Helpmann's underdanced but dramatically interesting phantasmagoric Freudian psychodrama on that same melancholy Dane, which certainly provided some commentary and comment on the play rather than a mere meek retelling.
Carroll's two previous books (The Cult of the Virgin Mary [1986] and Catholic Cults and Devotions[1989]) looked at various aspects of international popular Catholicism within an explanatory framework of orthodox Freudian psychoanalysis.
Thus Proser complements Kuriyama's (and to a lesser extent Barber's) Freudian study of the Oedipal complex producing Marlowe's "homosexuality" (186) by "refocusing the shape of the Oedipal story" - "Oedipus' most primitive unconscious motive [being] retaliatory aggression against authority figures perceived as destructive, an impulse characteristic in Marlowe's plays" (3).
In her essay on Middleton and Rowley's The Changeling, Marjorie Garber examines female sexuality from a feminist perspective that counters the problematic construction of femininity in Freudian psychoanalysis.