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Ecrits : A Selection - Jacques Lacan

Ecrits

A Selection

By: Jacques Lacan, Bruce Fink (Translator)

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Published: 17th January 2004
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Brilliant and innovative, Jacques Lacan's work has had a tremendous influence on contemporary discourse. Lacan lies at the epicenter of contemporary discourses about otherness, subjectivity, sexual difference, the drives, the law and enjoyment. Yet his seemingly impenetrable writing style has kept many a reader from venturing beyond page one. This new translation of selected writings from his most famous work offers welcome access to nine of his most significant contributions to psychoanalytic theory and technique. Ranging from "The Mirror Stage" to "The Subversion of the Subject and the Dialectic of Desire in the Freudian Unconscious," and including "The Function and Field of Speech and Language in Psychoanalysis" and other papers on various aspects of psychoanalytic theory and practice, this selection spans some thirty years of Lacan's inimitable intellectual career.

Acknowledgmentsp. vii
Translator's Notep. ix
Bibliographical References in Chronological Orderp. xii
The Mirror Stage as Formative of the I Function, as Revealed in Psychoanalytic Experiencep. 3
Aggressiveness in Psychoanalysisp. 10
The Function and Field of Speech and Language in Psychoanalysisp. 31
The Freudian Thing, or the Meaning of the Return to Freud in Psychoanalysisp. 107
The Instance of the Letter in the Unconscious, or Reason Since Freudp. 138
On a Question Prior to Any Possible Treatment of Psychosisp. 169
The Direction of the Treatment and the Principles of Its Powerp. 215
The Signification of the Phallusp. 271
The Subversion of the Subject and the Dialectic of Desire in the Freudian Unconsciousp. 281
Translator's Endnotesp. 313
Classified Index of the Major Conceptsp. 357
Commentary on the Graphsp. 364
Index of Freud's German Termsp. 368
Index of Proper Namesp. 370
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ISBN: 9780393325287
ISBN-10: 0393325288
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 384
Published: 17th January 2004
Publisher: WW Norton & Co
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 2.4
Edition Number: 1