sublimate

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sublimate

Chem the material obtained when a substance is sublimed
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I want to interrogate that relation and its implication that women don't sublimate by exploring Freud's concept of sublimation and what it might suggest about the effects of sexual difference on representation.
Freud speaks of sublimation at various points in his papers, and always in terms of value.
In long digressive footnotes, he narrates a primal myth which begins with the male response to the menstrual smell of women, lingers on a generalized confusion of sexual and excretory functions and concludes by way of disgust with sublimation.