Like Subjects, Love Objects

Like Subjects, Love Objects

by Jessica Benjamin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0300074301

ISBN-13: 9780300074307

Pub. Date: 02/01/1998

Publisher: Yale University Press

In this important book, a well-known psychoanalyst and feminist makes a case for what she calls "gender heterodoxy"-a highly original view of the similarities and differences between the sexes-and, in the process, illuminates aspects of love, sexuality, aggression, and pornography.
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In this important book, a well-known psychoanalyst and feminist makes a case for what she calls "gender heterodoxy"-a highly original view of the similarities and differences between the sexes-and, in the process, illuminates aspects of love, sexuality, aggression, and pornography.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300074307
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
02/01/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
246
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.56(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction1
1Recognition and Destruction: An Outline of Intersubjectivity27
2Sameness and Difference: An "Overinclusive" View of Gender Constitution49
3The Omnipotent Mother: A Psychoanalytic Study of Fantasy and Reality81
4Father and Daughter, Identification with Difference: A Contribution to Gender Heterodoxy115
5What Angel Would Hear Me? The Erotics of Transference143
6Sympathy for the Devil: Notes on Sexuality and Aggression, with Special Reference to Pornography175
References213
Index227

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