Womanliness as a masquerade: Joan Rivière. by Julia Evans on January 1, Published: 1) International Journal of Psycho-Analysis, , Vol 9. Joan Hodgson Riviere (28 June – 20 May ) was a British psychoanalyst, who was In she published “Womanliness as a Masquerade” in which she looks at an area of sexual development of intellectual women in particular. Documents Similar To Riviere, Joan. Womanliness as Masquerade, International Journal of Psychoanalysis, Vol. 10, , Müller-Braunchweig.
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Riviere traces the roots of the homosexual development in women to frustration during sucking or weaning which gives rise to intense sadism towards both parents, particularly the mother. She also met Melanie Womabliness. Although she published her paper “Womanliness as a masquerade” inJoan Riviere wrote it inthe year that women in England got the vote. Her analysis with him took place in Vienna in This page was last edited on 21 Octoberat This was particularly the case as they pertained to the topics of oral sadism, projection, and introjection jon infancy.
Joan Riviere and the masquerade.
A Life for our Time London p. She demonstrates with convincing clinical material a fraudulent femininity in a certain type of woman, not overtly homosexual, but not fully heterosexual. Availability given Seminar VI: Meanwhile, her personal analysis with Jones had become difficult and when he reached an impasse, he recommended her to Sigmund Freud for further psychoanalysis.
Fraudulent femininity covers a wish for masculinity that must be rivierr out of a fear of retribution. She describes the spoiling that woman,iness Oedipal jealousy.
At the Hague conference inshe met Freud for the first time and asked to be analysed by him.
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She makes an womanlijess contribution here in understanding and demonstrating that it is oral envy that leads the morbidly jealous woman to search for unattainable love and to feel deprived. Through her innovative writings and teachings she originated many themes in psychoanalytical thought that continue to be explored today. A highly cultured woman, Riviere was interested in literature, arts and the theatre. Early life and introduction to analysis Riviere was born in Brighton.
Freud was most appreciative of her ability to translate his works in a manner and with a sensitivity that surpassed those of others.
Riviere told Herbert Rosenfeld that she resented the fact that Freud thought of her as a translator rather than as a patient.
Womanlibess did not deal sensitively enough with her positive transference and involved her in several of his personal situations.
Goldsmiths College graduate London. Suffering from emotional distress, she went for therapeutic psychoanalysis with Ernest Jones in I want to consider the paper, her first original contribution to psychoanalytic thought, in the social and cultural context of the time, and then I shall focus on elements in it that relate to Joan Riviere’s personal experiences and family influences that shaped her understanding of women and their sexuality. Some Lacanian History Lutecium co curator EuroFederation of Psychoanalysis EFP engages into generalized ideology of evaluation, the propagation of CBT, the attempts to marginalize the talking cures.
Her attitude to sexual intercourse before marriage was a set deteixoination to obtain and experience the enjoyment and pleasure which she knew some women have in it, and the orgasm. Womanliness as a masquerade: She met Klein again in Salzburg in and became a key proponent of Melanie Klein’s ideas. Her father was a solicitor with an important literary background. Definitions of humanness 51 b. The idea of an organised system of defence has commanded the interest of succeeding analysts.
In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Their only child, Diana, was born in As well, I shall look at her views in relation to those of Freud, Klein and Jones. Melanie Klein Trust Home Klein’s life: Contact LacanianWorks welcomes you! Joan Riviere died in London insurvived by her only daughter, Diana. In this paper, Riviere demonstrates with convincing clinical material a fraudulent femininity in a certain type of woman, not overtly homosexual, but not fully heterosexual.
When she returned to London, Riviere became actively involved in the work of the British Psychoanalytical Society. I spoke to you about it in connection with the discussion concerning the phallic woman or phase and the phallic function in feminine sexuality.
A talk by Owen Hewitson in Manchester on 8th February Riviere married Evelyn Riviere in and had a child, but suffered a breakdown on the death of her father around that time. Retrieved from ” https: The Letter A discussion list around Freudian and Lacanian texts and related events. This led to Jones referring her to Freud. Her paper on “On the Genesis of Psychical Conflict in Early Infancy” has been described as ‘the clearest and most beautifully expressed outline of Kleinian theory as it was at that time’.
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These emotional difficulties led her to psychoanalysis with Ernest Jones in It is the clearest and most beautifully expressed outline of Kleinian theory as it was at that time, lucidly describing the sufferings of infants and children as they struggle with their love and hate for their objects. Desire and its interpretation: In “Jealousy as a Mechanism of Defence”‘impelled by the Kleinian vision, Riviere proceeded to chart highly original ground, linking morbid jealousy to envy of the primal masqueraee some joxn years before Klein’.
Use of power c. In she published “Womanliness as a Masquerade” in which she looks at an area of sexual development of intellectual women in particular, where masquerzde is a defensive mask that is put on to hide masculinity.
Edited by Juliet Mitchell and Jacqueline Rose. There is evidence that Riviere was speaking of herself in her descriptions of the “patient” in her paper, evidence that womanlines be found in her diary and in the diary of her mother; as well as from interviews that I had with her daughter Diana.