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How James Joyce Made His Name: : A Reading of the Final Lacan - Roberto Harari

How James Joyce Made His Name:

A Reading of the Final Lacan

By: Roberto Harari, Luke Thurston (Translator)

Paperback Published: 17th July 2002
ISBN: 9781892746511
Number Of Pages: 392

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In this lucid and compelling analysis of Lacan's twenty-third seminar, "Le Sinthome," Roberto Harari points to new psychoanalytic pathways that lead beyond Freudian oedipal dynamics.

Lacan's seminar measures the boundaries between creativity and neurosis. We learn how poetry and wordplay may offer alternatives to neurotic pain and even psychotic delusions, with Joyce as our subject.

This new translation makes the intricacies of Lacan's seminar available to the English-speaking world for the first time. The author's accessible, vigorous prose explains the nuances of Lacanian theory with perfect clarity.

In the extraordinary encounter between Lacan and Joyce, Harari reveals unexpected affinities between them both as theorists and writers. It illustrates how literature is the aesthetic domain that is closest to the analytic experience.

Prologuep. xi
Joyce and Lacan: A Quadruple Borromean Heresyp. 1
Eve in the Labyrinth of Daedalusp. 37
Epiphanies, [Sigma], Trefoilp. 71
Jouissances, Responsibility, Riddles: Doing with Know-Howp. 105
Between the Pere-sonnores and the Folded Glovep. 137
Jeems Jokes, Telepathy, and the Verbal Parasitep. 171
The Sinthome, Disinvested from the Unconsciousp. 203
Prelude to the Wake of a Faunp. 243
Foreclosures, False Holes, Suppletionsp. 283
A Table of Joycean Nominationp. 321
Indexp. 361
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ISBN: 9781892746511
ISBN-10: 1892746514
Series: Contemporary Theory
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 392
Published: 17th July 2002
Publisher: Other Press LLC
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.67 x 14.28  x 2.21
Weight (kg): 0.45