jouissance meaning

Pronunciation:   "jouissance" in a sentence
Noun: jouissance
  1. Pleasure

Derived forms: jouissances

Encyclopedia: Jouissance


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  1. A term called " jouissance " is used to describe abjection.
  2. Drives do not represent the reproductive function of sexuality but only the dimension of jouissance.
  3. The real source of " jouissance " is the repetitive movement of this closed circuit.
  4. Julia Kristeva's explanation of jouissance and abjection is employed by American Gothic authors such as Charlotte Perkins Gilman.
  5. Lacan also linked " jouissance " to the castration complex, and to the aggression of the death drive.

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