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actor-network theory

Overview page. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography — Literary Theory and Cultural Studies.

(ANT),

insists that researchers should refute all pre-given distinction between classes of possible actors, rejecting artificial divides such as local/global, agency/structure,...

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affect

Overview page. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography — Literary Theory and Cultural Studies.

A non-conscious, but intense, experience. Shouse (2005) MC J. 8, 6 explains that ‘feelings are personal and biographical, emotions are social, and affects are prepersonal’—in other words,...

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aphanisis

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology — Literary Theory and Cultural Studies.

A term used in psychoanalysis to denote the disappearance of sexual desire. It was coined in 1927 by the Welsh psychoanalyst Ernest Jones (1879–1958) in his Papers on Psycho-Analysis (5th...

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phallocentric

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies — Psychology.

Focused on or obsessed with the phallus, or biased towards cultural assumptions of male dominance symbolized by the phallus.

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phantasmagoria

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology — Literary Theory and Cultural Studies.

A fantastic or dreamlike sequence of real or imagined images. See also phantasticant. phantasmagoric or phantasmagorical adj. [From French phantasmagorie production of phantasms, from Greek null...

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primal scene

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies — Psychology.

(in Freudian theory) the occasion on which a child becomes aware of its parents' sexual intercourse, the timing of which is thought to be crucial in determining predisposition to future...

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speciesism

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology — Literary Theory and Cultural Studies.

The belief in the intrinsic superiority of the human species over all others, often accompanied by an assumption that human beings are therefore justified in exploiting non-human animals...

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wish fulfilment

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies — Psychology.

Satisfaction of a desire, especially, in psychoanalysis, the satisfaction of an unconscious (1) desire in a disguised way such as a fantasy (2), dream (1), symptom, or parapraxis. See also...

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