To Speak Is Never Neutral

To Speak Is Never Neutral

by Luce Irigaray
     
 

Feminist philosopher, linguist, and psychoanalyst Luce Irigaray is renowned for her analyses of language, studies that can be precise and poetic at the same time. In this volume of her work on language, linguistics, and psychoanalysis, she is concerned with developing a model that can reveal those unconscious or pre-conscious structures that determine speech. A key

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Feminist philosopher, linguist, and psychoanalyst Luce Irigaray is renowned for her analyses of language, studies that can be precise and poetic at the same time. In this volume of her work on language, linguistics, and psychoanalysis, she is concerned with developing a model that can reveal those unconscious or pre-conscious structures that determine speech. A key element of her method is the comparison of spoken and written language, through which she teases out the sexual and social configurations of speech.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415908139
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/28/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
120
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. IIntroduction1
Ch. IILinguistic and Specular Communication9
Ch. IIINegation and Negative Transformations in the Language of Schizophrenics25
Ch. IVToward a Grammar of Enunciation for Hysterics and Obsessives43
Ch. VOn Phantasm and the Verb55
Ch. VILinguistic Structures of Kinship and Their Perturbations in Schizophrenia63
Ch. VIISentence Production among Schizophrenics and Senile Dementia Patients85
Ch. VIIIThe Utterance in Analysis95
Ch. IXClass Language, Unconscious Language109
Ch. XThe Rape of the Letter121
Ch. XISex as Sign137
Ch. XIIIdiolect or Other Logic153
Ch. XIIIDoes Schizophrenic Discourse Exist?173
Ch. XIVSchizophrenics, or the Refusal of Schiz179
Ch. XVThe Setting in Psychoanalysis193
Ch. XVIThe Poverty of Psychoanalysis205
Ch. XVIIThe Language of Man227
Ch. XVIIIThe Limits of Transference237
Ch. XIXIn Science, Is the Subject Sexed?247
Notes259
Index269

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