A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM: REGULATING DESIRE IN THE EMERGING MODERN STATE

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FUNCTIONS OF DREAMS ABOUT FOOD AND EATING IN LITERATURE

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Our paper aims to identify the functions of dreams about food, preparing food and eating experienced by characters in 19th-century English and Romanian novels. Fictional descriptions of dreams about food and eating are usually associated with experiencing absence, anxiety, struggle and desire. Our analysis will correlate the functions of dreams about food and eating to the private and public spheres of life, as well as to gender. Eating was regarded as having consequences not only at the physical and mental level of the human body, but also in terms of social order: the poor asking for more food is an …


(Română) LA LUMIÈRE DE L’OBSCURITÉ ET LA VÉRITÉ DE LA NUDITÉ. QUELQUES FIGURES DE L’IMAGINAIRE DE L’EXCÈS DE GEORGES BATAILLE

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The literature universe of Georges Bataille is originated on the base of the negation which rises from Nietzsche’s concept of the death of the God and from the subsequent uncertainty which means the decomposition of the subjectivity of man. Bataille tries the carnavalesque subversion of the reality, the exteriorization of phantasms and also seeks new possibilities of the transcendence. This transcendence is labeled as «the inner experience»: it is possible to reach it through the excess and sexuality. According to the specific principle of his thinking and the situation of the narration in the border of the neurosis, Bataille’s work …