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Jacques Lacan : Routledge Critical Thinkers - Sean Homer

Jacques Lacan

Routledge Critical Thinkers

Hardcover Published: 1st January 2005
ISBN: 9780415256162
Number Of Pages: 172

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Jacques Lacan is one of the most challenging and controversial of contemporary thinkers, as well as the most influential psychoanalyst since Freud. Lacanian theory has reached far beyond the consulting room to engage with such diverse disciplines as literature, film, gender and social theory. This book covers the full extent of Lacan's career and provides an accessible guide to Lacanian concepts and his writing on:
*the imaginary and the symbolic
*the Oedipus Complex and the meaning of the phallus
*the subject and the unconscious
*the real
*sexual difference.
Locating Lacan's work in the context of contemporary French thought and the history of psychoanalysis, Sean Homer's Jacques Lacan is the ideal introduction to this influential theorist.

Series Editor's Prefacep. vii
Acknowledgementsp. xi
Why Lacan?p. 1
Key Ideasp. 15
The Imaginaryp. 17
The Symbolicp. 33
The Oedipus Complex and the Meaning of the Phallusp. 51
The Subject of the Unconsciousp. 65
The Realp. 81
Sexual Differencep. 95
After Lacanp. 111
Further Readingp. 129
Works Citedp. 141
Indexp. 151
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ISBN: 9780415256162
ISBN-10: 041525616X
Series: Routledge Critical Thinkers
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 172
Published: 1st January 2005
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 1.4
Weight (kg): 0.28
Edition Number: 1