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by Henry Staten


Eros in Mourning situates Jacques Lacan in the thanatoerotophobic tradition of misogyny. Luminous and erudite textual-historical analyses ofthe European tradition from Homer to Conrad perform the task.

Eros in Mourning situates Jacques Lacan in the thanatoerotophobic tradition of misogyny. On this trajectory, Staten opens up Plato and Courtly Love, Hamlet and ParadiseLost, Dante and Madame de Lafayette in new ways. A compelling and brilliant book. Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak).

Eros in Mourning book. Then, in readings of Dante, Hamlet, La Princess de Clèves, Heart of Darkness, and Lacan, Staten depicts the "thanato-erotic" hysteria t Eros in Mourning begins with a reading of the Iliad that shows how Homer, not yet influenced by the ideology of transcendence, analyzes the structure of unassuageable mourning in a way that is as up-to-date as the latest poststructuralism.

Eros in Mourning begins with a reading of the Iliad that shows how Homer, not yet . For the cal tradition in which Western literature is rooted, " writes Henry Staten, "mourning is the horizon of all desire.

Eros in Mourning begins with a reading of the Iliad that shows how Homer, not yet influenced by the ideology of transcendence, analyzes the structure of unassuageable mourning in a way that is as up-to-date as the latest poststructuralism. As soon as desire is something felt by a mortal being for a mortal being, eros (as desire-in-general) will always be to some degree agitated by the anticipation of loss.

Both Freud and Jacques Lacan assume that temporal being is a lack of being that we desire to transcend, even though they deny the existence of a transcendent state of being. The absolute fullness of timeless being is rather figured as the imaginary ideal that propels desire while remaining forever out of reach. In "On Transience," however, Freud opens the possibility for a quite different genealogy of the supposed experience of lack.

Professor Henry Staten. Eros in Mourning" begins with a reading of the Iliad that shows how Homer, not yet influenced by the ideology of transcendence, analyzes the structure of unassuageable mourning in a way that is as up-to-date as the latest poststructuralism. This button opens a dialog that displays additional images for this product with the option to zoom in or out. Tell us if something is incorrect. Eros in Mourning : Homer to Lacan. Professor Henry Staten. Eros in Mourning: From Homer to Lacan. Johns Hopkins University Press.

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Eros in Mourning begins with a reading of the Iliad that shows how Homer, not yet influenced by the ideology of transcendence, analyzes the structure of unassuageable mourning in a way that is as up-to-date as the latest poststructuralism. Then, in readings of Dante, Hamlet, La Princess de Clèves, Heart of Darkness, and Lacan, Staten depicts the "thanato-erotic" hysteria that is set off by the specter of the dead and decomposing body that is also the body of sexual love and which, in the "transcendentalizing" tradition, is more female than male. Yet, St. John, certain troubadours, and Milton offer glimpses of a more affirmative relation to "eros in mourning."

Eros in Mourning: From Homer to Lacan epub download

ISBN13: 978-0801869990

ISBN: 0801869994

Author: Henry Staten

Category: Literature and Fiction

Subcategory: History & Criticism

Language: English

Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press (December 15, 2001)

Pages: 248 pages

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