Female Sexuality: New Psychoanalytic Views by J. Chasseguet-Smirgel

By J. Chasseguet-Smirgel

Includes six essays and an advent on Freudian and non-Freudian perspectives of woman sexuality. members comprise Joyce McDougal, Maria Torok and Bela Grunberger.

Show description

Read Online or Download Female Sexuality: New Psychoanalytic Views PDF

Similar sexuality books

Trois Essais sur la théorie de la sexualité

« Mais il faut alors se memento que quelque selected du contenu de cet écrit, l’accent mis sur le rôle de los angeles vie sexuelle dans toutes les opérations humaines et l’élargissement du inspiration de sexualité qui est tenté ici ont de tous temps constitué les motifs les plus intenses de résistance à los angeles psychanalyse.

50 Great Myths of Human Sexuality

50 nice Myths of Human Sexualityseeks to dispel normally authorised myths and misunderstandings surrounding human sexuality, delivering an enlightening, interesting and demanding ebook that covers the fifty components the author's think contributors needs to comprehend to have a secure, satisfying and fit intercourse lifestyles.

Prostitution: Prevention and Reform in England, 1860-1914

This article analyses makes an attempt to get rid of prostitution from English society, and contains a dialogue of early makes an attempt at reform and prevention via to the campaigns of the social purists. ''Prostitution'' appears to be like in-depth on the a number of reform associations that have been organize to deal with prostitutes, analysing the causes of the reformers in addition to way of life inside those penitentiaries.

The Normal Chaos of Love

This can be a incredible research of the character of affection in smooth society. Ulrich Beck and Elisabeth Beck-Gernsheim argue that the character of affection is altering essentially, developing possibilities for democracy or chaos in own lifestyles

Additional info for Female Sexuality: New Psychoanalytic Views

Sample text

The break with the mother T h e discovery of the mother's castration amounts to a trauma for the little g i r l and awakens her hostility towards the mother whom she reproaches for having made her without a penis. I n the face of this castration the boy conceives of the n o r m a l contempt for mother and for a l l women. T h e g i r l turns to her father, and " m a k i n g a virtue out of ne­ cessity," she awaits an erotized castration from h i m . VII. Pre-Oedipal influence upon later femininity T h e author believes that there are many women who do not have a normal Oedipus complex.

B u t it is reasonable to assume that if the discovery of the mother's castration evokes " a normal con­ tempt" i n boys, it arouses something different i n the g i r l : she can­ not despise somebody who is like herself, but she abandons the at­ tachment to her mother and the phallic masturbation connected w i t h it. A p p a r e n t l y , there is an early sensitivity i n the vagina which is of anal o r i g i n . vi. The break with the mother T h e discovery of the mother's castration amounts to a trauma for the little g i r l and awakens her hostility towards the mother whom she reproaches for having made her without a penis.

H e refers to K a r e n Horney's description of its defensive character i n boys ("The Dread of Women"). Jones does not doubt that there is a developmental phase i n which the opposites "phallic-castrated" are essential, but he ques­ tions the interpretation of this. H e divides the phallic phase as de­ scribed by Freud into two other phases: the "proto-phallic," w h i c h is characterized by the theory of the monistic quality of the genital organ, thereby excluding the vagina. T h e little boy thinks that everyone has a penis, and the little girl that everyone has a clitoris.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.42 of 5 – based on 24 votes