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Psicologia USP

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FERREIRA, Renata Wirthmann G.  and  RIVERA, Tania. Alternation and desire in the femininity and in Frida Kahlo’s work. Psicol. USP [online]. 2008, vol.19, n.2, pp.235-257. ISSN 1678-5177.

The present article presents a joint of the freudian theory of the femininity with the priority of the symbolic according to Lacan, intertwined with consirations on the work of Mexican plastic artist Frida Kahlo. This journey took the femininity beginning on desire and comprehended as something which is completely inserted in the symbolic world.

Keywords : Art; Psychoanalysis; Frida Kahlo; Femininity; Desire.

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