The Fascist Mind

Amnéris Maroni   INTRODUCTION   Let’s start by taking into account Márcia Tiburi’s question: How to talk to a fascist? (Tiburi, 2017), so that we might debate the author’s answer and try to provide a response to the same question by considering a psychoanalytical viewpoint presented by Christopher Bollas in his essay “The fascist state... Continue Reading →

Character and Interformality

Amnéris Maroni ‘Character and interformality’ is one of the most impressive chapters from the book The Christopher Bollas Reader, published in London in 2011. Since his first books, in the late 80’s, especially in Forces of Destiny, which now gains a new translation and edition by the Brazilian publishing house Escuta, Bollas has dealt with... Continue Reading →

Digressions on the Concept of Character in Christopher Bollas: Approaches and Distinctions with Winnicott.

  Vera Barbosa In the introduction to his book Hysteria, Christopher Bollas considers that, by approaching something as complex as hysteria, we are obliged to use all points of view and knowledge to distinguish the essential features and to have an integrated view of the functioning of the hysterical character. Equally relevant are the biological... Continue Reading →

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