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The Puerto Rican syndrome

Author: Patricia Gherovici
Publisher: New York : Other Press, ©2003.
Series: Cultural studies (New York, N.Y.)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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During the 1950s, US Army medical officers reported that Puerto Rican soldiers under stress exhibited a theatrical form of pseudo-epilepsy. This work examines the so-called Puerto Rican Syndrome and its social and cultural implications for the growing Hispanic population in the US.
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Gherovici, Patricia.
Puerto Rican syndrome.
New York : Other Press, ©2003
(DLC) 2003004195
(OCoLC)51764641
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia Gherovici
OCLC Number: 948237553
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2016. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 296 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Ghettorics of hysteria: Lacan and the states of the other America --
Hysteria strikes back --
Hysteria invents psychoanalysis --
Lacan and the hysterization of psychoanalysis --
The invention of a Lacanian hysteria --
Hysteria, the most sublime --
Where have all the hysterics gone? --
What is the Puerto Rican syndrome? --
Why a Puerto Rican syndrome? --
The Puerto Rican syndrome, anger and justice --
Ataque: defensive violence? --
From attacks to dreams: on some realizations of desire --
Blocking the Hispanic unconscious: subjectivity and subjection --
Re-writing the Philadelphia story --
From Alaska to Puerto Rico: the letter always arrives at its destination.
Series Title: Cultural studies (New York, N.Y.)
Responsibility: Patricia Gherovici.

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During the 1950s, US Army medical officers reported that Puerto Rican soldiers under stress exhibited a theatrical form of pseudo-epilepsy. This work examines the so-called Puerto Rican Syndrome and its social and cultural implications for the growing Hispanic population in the US.

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