Perversion: The Erotic Form of Hatred / Edition 1

Perversion: The Erotic Form of Hatred / Edition 1

by Robert J. Stoller
     
 

ISBN-10: 0946439206

ISBN-13: 9780946439201

Pub. Date: 05/28/1986

Publisher: Karnac Books

The main contention is that in perversion the main clinical factor is hostility. It combines with sexual desire to produce the various forms that perversion can take on. Stoller shows that the perverse scene aims not only at denying castration, but also at securing a more solid basis for a jeopardized sexual identity. Risk, vengeance and trauma are some of the

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Overview

The main contention is that in perversion the main clinical factor is hostility. It combines with sexual desire to produce the various forms that perversion can take on. Stoller shows that the perverse scene aims not only at denying castration, but also at securing a more solid basis for a jeopardized sexual identity. Risk, vengeance and trauma are some of the ideas that the author discusses while building up his argument

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780946439201
Publisher:
Karnac Books
Publication date:
05/28/1986
Series:
Maresfield Library
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
881,621
Product dimensions:
5.75(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.86(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction
1Definitions3
2Impact of New Advances in Sex Research on Psychoanalytic Theory12
3Variants: Aberrations That Are Not Perversions46
4Perversions: Aberrations That Are Not Variants54
5Pornography and Perversion63
6Hostility and Mystery in Perversion92
7Perversion: Risk versus Boredom114
8Symbiosis Anxiety and the Development of Masculinity135
9A Crime as a Sexual Act163
10Is Homosexuality a Diagnosis?195
11Sex as Sin207
12The Necessity of Perversion215
References221
Index232

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