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Fetishism in Literature and Cultural Studies


Apter, Emily. Feminizing the Fetish: Psychoanalysis and Narrative Obsession in Turn-of-the-Century France. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1991.

Apter, Emily, and William Pietz, eds. Fetishism as Cultural Discourse. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1993.

Bhabha, Homi. The Location of Culture. New York: Routledge, 1994.

Butler, Judith. Bodies that Matter: On the Discursive Limits of "Sex." New York: Routledge, 1993.

De Lauretis, Teresa. The Practice of Love: Lesbian Sexuality and Perverse Desire. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1994.

Freud, Sigmund. "Fetishism." 1927. In Sexuality and the Psychology of Love, edited by Philip Rieff. New York: Collier, 1963.

Grosz, Elizabeth. "Lesbian Fetishism?" Differences 3, no. 2 (1991): 39–54.

Laplanche, J., and J.-B. Pontalis. The Language of Psycho-Analysis. Translated by Donald Nicholson-Smith. New York: Norton, 1973.

Mannoni, Octave. "'Je sais bien, mais quand même …'" In Clefs pour l'imaginaire; ou L'autre scène, 9–33. Paris: Seuil, 1969.

Marx, Karl. Capital. Vol. 1. Translated by Ben Fowkes. New York: Vintage, 1977.

McClintock, Anne. Imperial Leather: Race, Gender, and Sexuality in the Colonial Conquest. New York: Routledge, 1995.

Metz, Christian. Le significant imaginaire: psychanalyse et cinéma. Paris: Union généale d'éditions, 1977.

Mulvey, Laura. Visual and Other Pleasures. Basingstoke, U.K.: Macmillan, 1988.

Nye, Robert A. "The Medical Origins of Sexual Fetishism." In Fetishism as Cultural Discourse, edited by Emily Apter and William Pietz. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1993.

Pietz, William. "The Problem of the Fetish, I." RES: Journal of Anthropology and Aesthetics 9 (1985): 5–17.

——. "The Problem of the Fetish, II: The Origin of the Fetish." RES: Journal of Anthropology and Aesthetics 13 (1987): 23–45.

Schor, Naomi. "Fetishism." In Feminism and Psychoanalysis: A Critical Dictionary, edited by Elizabeth Wright. Cambridge, Mass.: Blackwell, 1992.

Zizek, Slavoj. The Sublime Object of Ideology. New York: Verso, 1989.

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