Jacques Lacan: An Outline of a Life and History of a System of Thought

Jacques Lacan: An Outline of a Life and History of a System of Thought

by Elisabeth Roudinesco
     
 

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Roudinesco follows the development of Lacan's career from his early clinical practice and conflicts with the establishment, as he constantly pushed the boundaries of psychoanalysis from its roots in biology and neurology to a powerful critical tool that resonated in fields ranging from literary theory to feminist politics.

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Roudinesco follows the development of Lacan's career from his early clinical practice and conflicts with the establishment, as he constantly pushed the boundaries of psychoanalysis from its roots in biology and neurology to a powerful critical tool that resonated in fields ranging from literary theory to feminist politics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780745623146
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/11/1999
Edition description:
New
Pages:
574
Product dimensions:
6.26(w) x 9.02(h) x 1.38(d)

Meet the Author

Elisabeth Roudinesco teaches at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales in Paris. She is the author of many books, including Jacques Lacan & Co.: A History of Psychoanalysis in France, 1925-1985 and Madness and Revolution: The Lives and Legends of Theroigne de Mericourt.

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