Narrative representation, narrative enactment, and the psychoanalytic construction of history.

  • Hugh J. Morris
  • Published 1993 in The International journal of psycho-analysis


This paper develops the idea that the fundamental tension between representation and enactment described by psychoanalytic historical theories also determines and limits our theorizing attempts themselves. Freud moves toward this recognition in his late work as he brings a challenge to the lifting-of-repression model of historical recovery. One basis of… (More)


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