Lewis, Gail A.
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|DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link:||http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/pcs.2012.22|
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This article explores the relationship between objects and their role in the recovery of (my) the father. Its distinguishing features include use of lived experience as gleaned through memory in combination with cultural and post-Kleinian theory in an exploration of the internal space constituted by Oedipal dynamics and domestic space inscribed as “multi-racial”. Its mode is free-associative, mirroring the act of remembering. It offers a distinctive contribution to the psychosocial, diaspora and memory literatures in its attempt to chart the simultaneous expansion of internal space and shrinking of ‘racial’ space that made room for a complicated, yet uncertain, psychic recognition of (my) the father.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
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|Keywords:||father; racial and Oedipal dynamics; objects; memory; diaspora; psychosocial|
|Academic Unit/Department:||Social Sciences > Psychology in the Social Sciences|
|Interdisciplinary Research Centre:||Centre for Citizenship, Identities and Governance (CCIG)|
|Depositing User:||Gail Lewis|
|Date Deposited:||07 Feb 2012 09:14|
|Last Modified:||12 Feb 2013 09:47|
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