A Matheme in which the hysteric
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Sigmund Freud visited the Salpetriere and attended Charcot's clinical demonstrations, later developing his theories of the unconscious, the libido, and transference through his own work with hysterics
The figure of the hysteric
also reveals that the female body is not necessarily always a powerful source of feminine jouissance.
Just as Irigaray says of the hysteric
, "the 'I' is empty still, ever more empty, opening wide in rapture of soul.
Charcot's concern, in the name of scientific objectivity, is to undermine such gender prejudices, but in doing so he replaces one powerfully prescriptive image of the male hysteric
Lacan would be closer to the hysteric
because of his own fondness for poetry.
In The Newly-Born Woman, Clement sees the hysteric
as "antiestablishment and conservative at the same time.
Alongside each of my photographs appears a text panel with the "chatter" of Augustine the hysteric
and the chatter too of Charcot and Didi-Huberman.
The builders cheer him on and are then left in further hysterics
when the blinds descend.
The Salpetriere hysterics
were coerced to pose for Charcot or face exile to the general asylum, where conditions were significantly harsher, while for performers such as Apple, who are deemed "unstable" by the court of popular opinion (as hostilely misogynist as that is), the conditions under which they acquiesce--or don't--to the use of their likenesses are far more ambiguous.
Every morning, she rushes out, sees the garden and has hysterics
The Aloud star was in hysterics
as she cosied up to new boyfriend Tre Holloway in the back of a cab.