The Cambridge Companion to Lacan

The Cambridge Companion to Lacan

by Jean-Michel Rabate
     
 

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Jacques Lacan is renowned as a theoretician of psychoanalysis whose work is still influential in many countries. He refashioned psychoanalysis in the name of philosophy and linguistics at a time when it faced certain intellectual decline. Focusing on key terms in Lacan's often difficult, idiosyncratic development of psychoanalysis, this volume brings new

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Jacques Lacan is renowned as a theoretician of psychoanalysis whose work is still influential in many countries. He refashioned psychoanalysis in the name of philosophy and linguistics at a time when it faced certain intellectual decline. Focusing on key terms in Lacan's often difficult, idiosyncratic development of psychoanalysis, this volume brings new perspectives to the work of an intimidating influential thinker.

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"Superb... this book shoud appeal to anyone interested in the development of Freudian thought and the history of ideas concerning human subjectivity. Highly recommended." Choice

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ISBN-13:
9780521002035
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/01/2003
Series:
Cambridge Companions to Literature Series
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
1,230,396
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.71(d)

Meet the Author

Jean-Michel Rabaté is Professor of English and comparative literature at the University of Pennsylvania. His most recent books are Joyce and the Politics of Egoism, and The Future of Theory.

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