Ce livre aborde, explique Abdelghani Fennane, la photographie au Maghreb depuis la photographie ancienne (Joseph Pedra, Gabriel Veyre, GaE1/2tan de Clerambault
, le Sultan My Abdel'Aziz…) jusqu'a la jeune photographie contemporaine maghrebine (Wassim Ghozlani, Hicham Gardaf , Lola Khalfa, Safaa Mazirh Ben Rahou, Zharin Kalo…).
Neurologists and other researchers from Europe and the US discuss Ganser syndrome; Cotard syndrome; Capgras syndrome and other delusional misidentification syndromes; De Clerambault
syndrome, Othello syndrome, Folie C deux, and variants; Couvade syndrome; possessions; conversion, factitious disorder, and malingering; Munchausen syndrome; camptocormia; glossolalia and aphasia; violent behavior; culture-specific hyperstartle-plus syndromes; the dancing manias or mass psychogenic illness; and the Alice-in-Wonderland syndrome.
Embora tradicionalmente classificada como uma alteracao da sensopercepcao, pelos manuais de Psicopatologia, a alucinacao auditiva verbal--forma tecnica de designar a experiencia de "ouvir vozes"--ja era percebida por alguns psiquiatras no seculo XIX e inicio do seculo XX (Baillarger, Seglas, de Clerambault
, Ey, por exemplo) em sua particularidade com relacao as alucinacoes relativas as outras modalidades sensoriais.
To explore this claim, her essay examines the reception by late twentieth- and early twenty-first century Anglophone scholarship of Gaetan Gatian de Clerambault
's work on shoplifting in fin-de-siecle Parisian department stores.
This literary breed was memorably inaugurated by Ian McEwan's 1997 novel Enduring Love, in which a science journalist is stalked by a man with de Clerambault
's syndrome, a condition in which the sufferer believes that another person is secretly in love with him.
Joe comes to understand that Jed is suffering from de Clerambault
's syndrome or erotomania (a real complaint) which causes the sufferer to fall in love with someone who is usually older and of a higher social status, and who, sufferers often think, sends them signals of their love, for example by drawing their curtains.
The definition of de Clerambault
syndrome given in the book, "a delusional conviction of being in amorous communication with another person" gives some sense of its plot.
One of the essay's more difficult turns of the screw involves a complication in the plot line of the novel itself: joining Joe in an attempt to rescue a child during a ballooning accident is Jed Parry, a character described as a "Christian homosexual," suffering from a mental illness known as "de Clerambault
's syndrome," which distinguished etiology was provided by Jacques Lacan's mentor Gaetan de Clerambault
Although the exact nature of his illness was not disclosed in court, a previous hearing was told he could be suffering from a rare condition called de Clerambault
Over at the Open Eye there are some vintage images from French photographer Gaetan de Clerambault