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« L’une des formes de superstition les plus étrangement inquiétantes et les plus répandues est la peur du “mauvais œil” […] On suspecte là une sourde intention de nuire et on admet, d'après certains indices, qu'elle dispose en outre d'un pouvoir nocif. »
Freud, S., L’inquiétante étrangeté, L’inquiétante étrangeté et autres essais, Paris, Éditions Gallimard, 1985, p. 244.

"One of the most uncanny and wide spread forms of superstition is the dread of the evil eye [… ] What is feared is thus a secret intention of doing harm, and certain signs are taken to mean that that intention has the necessary power of its command."
Freud, S., The Uncanny, (1919), SE, Vol. XVII (1964), p. 240.

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"Freud’s experience at the Acropolis is a perfect example of the role of the gaze in mediating one’s experience of the world. Miller explains that the father’s gaze arises in the Acropolis itself. It’s not so much that they see the Acropolis, but that the Acropolis looks back at them through the father’s eyes.”

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"The split between the eye and the gaze can also be staged, as it happens with the trompe-l’œil, an image that tricks the eye with a fake realism that provokes a sudden encounter with the split.  What makes it work is the trick of presenting a veil that suddenly reveals its fakeness.”

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