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Under favourable conditions, they begin to develop – that is, to repeat the performance [das Spiel wiederholen] to which they owe their existence; and in the end once again one portion of their substance pursues its development to a finish, while another portion harks back once again as a fresh residual germ to the beginning of the process of development . . They are the true life drives. (vol. 18: 38–9) This ‘‘harkening back’’ is the creative act that constitutes the life drive for Freud. The ‘‘elementary entities’’ upon which the architects and scholars responsible for the reconstructed Globe frame the performance by which they negotiate the new existence of built space are the germ cells that link the two buildings, the rebuilt original and the new reconstruction.

While it is easy enough to acknowledge the multiple origins of buildings, it is more difficult to see that such multiplicity logically entails multiple endings. Architecture tends to be seen as a fixed object, indeed, as a given, and it is this fixity that links it to the permanent stillness we associate, perhaps incorrectly, with singular death. What little we know about death suggests that it might be a more mutative state than we generally suppose. ’’ Architecture as Discovery The living history of the reconstructed Globe reminds us that buildings contain histories of other lost buildings and unseen forms within them.

Happily, when I shall wed, That lord whose hand must take my plight shall carry Half my love with him, half my love and duty: Sure I shall never marry like my sisters, To love my father all. 98–103) Cordelia’s math attempts to bring them all back to the ground of reason. ’’ She feels love happening to her, which is different from feeling herself to be a loving daughter and sister, as she (and everyone else) assumed she was. This emotional tumult shocks everyone on stage, with the possible exception of France.

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