Introduction To The Reading Of Lacan / Edition 1

Introduction To The Reading Of Lacan / Edition 1

by Joel Dor
     
 

"A major and long overdue addition to the America/English psychoanalytic literature. . . . All major concepts—among them the mirror stage, the Name-of-the-Father, metaphor and metonymy, the phallus, the foreclosure of the subject—are developed in depth."
-Nicholas Kouretsas, Harvard Medical SchoolSee more details below

Overview

"A major and long overdue addition to the America/English psychoanalytic literature. . . . All major concepts—among them the mirror stage, the Name-of-the-Father, metaphor and metonymy, the phallus, the foreclosure of the subject—are developed in depth."
-Nicholas Kouretsas, Harvard Medical School

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781892746047
Publisher:
Other Press, LLC
Publication date:
09/17/1998
Series:
Lacanian Clinical Field Series
Pages:
298
Sales rank:
1,532,963
Product dimensions:
0.67(w) x 8.50(h) x 5.50(d)
Lexile:
1370L (what's this?)

Meet the Author

Joel Dor

Joel Dor was a professor of psychoanalysis at the University of Paris VII and a member of the Association de Formation Psychoanalytique et de Recherches Freudiennes: Espace Analytique. He is also the author of Introduction to the Reading of Lacan and Structure and Perversions (both Other Press).

Susan Fairfield

Susan Fairfield is an editor, translator, and poet. She is also the author of papers on literary criticism, a psychoanalyst, and co-editor of Bringing the Plague: Toward a Postmodern Psychoanalysis. She lives in the Bay Area of California.

Table of Contents

The Lacanian Clinical Field: Series Overview
Editor's Preface
Introduction
1The "Return to Freud"1
2Condensation and Displacement in Dream Work11
3The Notion of Structure15
4Elements of Structural Linguistics21
5The Value of the Linguistic Sign and Lacan's Anchoring Point35
6Metaphor, Metonymy and the Primacy of the Signifier43
7Condensation as a Metaphoric Process57
8Displacement and Dream Work as Metonymic Processes63
9The Joke as a Metaphoric-Metonymic Process69
10The Symptom as a Metaphoric Process73
11The Predominance of the Phallus83
12The Mirror Stage and the Oedipus Complex93
13The Paternal Metaphor - The Name-of-the-Father - The Metonymy of Desire111
14The Foreclosure of the Name-of-the-Father: An Approach to Psychotic Processes121
15The Division of the Subject and the Advent of the Unconscious through the Signifying Order127
16The Splitting of the Subject: Alienation in Language135
17Subject of the Unconscious - Subject of the Enunciation - Subject of the Utterance147
18The Alienation of the Subject in the Ego - Schema L - The Foreclosure of the Subject157
19Dialectic of Consciousness and Dialectic of Desire169
20Need - Desire - Demand181
21The Graph of Desire 1: From the Anchoring Point to the Chatterbox195
22The Formula of Communication and the Unconscious as Discourse of the Other205
23The Graph of Desire 2: The Creation of Meaning in the Signifying Technique of the Joke and the Subversion of the Unconscious in Language217
24The Graph of Desire 3: The Coupling of Desire with the Signifier225
25The "Generation" of the Graph237
References255
Credits261
Index263
Contributors269

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