9780791441480

Counterpleasures

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  • ISBN13:

    9780791441480

  • ISBN10:

    0791441482

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1999-05-01
  • Publisher: State Univ of New York Pr
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Author Biography

Karmen MacKendrick is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Gettysburg College.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments xi
Introduction 1(24)
A pleasure must be incredibly intense
Part 1 The Classic Counterpleasures
The Literary Eroticization of the Death Drive
25(10)
Sadism and Masochism as narrative structures
Sadism
35(16)
Masochism
51(14)
Asceticism
65(24)
Seducing the Divine
Part 2 Contemporary Practices and Pleasures
Theoretical Displacement
89(12)
M-Powerment
101(22)
Switch/Hit
123(22)
Taking it from the top
Unspeakable Pleasures
145(18)
Love is a Series of Scars
Notes 163(32)
Bibliography 195(10)
Index 205

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