Get Lacan in the German-speaking world PDF

By Elizabeth Stewart, Maire Jaanus, Richard Feldstein

Addresses Lacan's reception in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, delivering new views for American readers.

Show description

Read or Download Lacan in the German-speaking world PDF

Similar psychoanalysis books

Hatred and Forgiveness (European Perspectives: A Series in by Julia Kristeva PDF

Jeanine Herman (tr. )

Julia Kristeva refracts the impulse to hate (and our makes an attempt to subvert, sublimate, and in a different way strategy it) via psychoanalysis and textual content, exploring worlds, girls, faith, snap shots, and the act of writing. Her inquiry spans subject matters, themes, and figures valuable to her writing, and her paths of discovery increase the theoretical concepts which are so attribute of her thought.

Kristeva rearticulates and extends her research of language, abjection, idealization, woman sexuality, love, and forgiveness. She examines the "maladies of the soul," using examples from her perform and the diseases of her sufferers, resembling fatigue, irritability, and common malaise. She assets the Bible and texts through Marguerite Duras, St. Teresa of Avila, Roland Barthes, Simone de Beauvoir, and Georgia O'Keefe. Balancing political calamity and person pathology, she addresses inner and exterior catastrophes and worldwide and private accidents, confronting the character of melancholy, obliviousness, worry, and the affliction of being and nothingness.

Throughout Kristeva develops the proposal that psychoanalysis is the foremost to serenity, with its procedures of turning again, in retrospect, investigating the self, and refashioning psychical harm into whatever precious and lovely. consistent wondering, Kristeva contends, is key to reaching the arrival to phrases all of us search on the middle of forgiveness.

Le moi et le ça (inédit) by Sigmund Freud PDF

Le Moi et le Ca, paru en 1923, est los angeles clé de voûte de ce qu'on appelle l. a. "seconde topique" chez Freud. A l'empilement pyramidal de l'inconscient, du pré-conscient et du conscient (première "topique" de l. a. psychanalyse) succède une belief du système psychique plus fluide, interactive et dialectique, dans laquelle le Moi s'avère très lié à l'inconscient, lequel ne coïncide plus avec le refoulé.

Download e-book for iPad: Lacan: The Unconscious Reinvented by Colette Soler

Has Jacques Lacan's influence on psychoanalysis quite been assessed? His formula that the Freudian subconscious is "structured like a language" is famous, yet this was once in basic terms the start. there has been then the substantially new thesis of the "real unconscious". Why this step? trying to find the Ariadne's thread that runs all through Lacan's ever-evolving educating, this publication illuminates the questions implicit in each one step, and sheds new mild on his revisions and renewals of psychoanalytic options.

Download e-book for iPad: Toward a Psychology of Uncertainty: Trauma-Centered by Doris Brothers

Due to the fact that trauma is a completely relational phenomenon, it truly is hugely unpredictable, and can't be made to slot in the medical framework Freud so famous. In towards a Psychology of Uncertainty: Trauma-Centered Psychoanalysis, Doris Brothers urges a go back to a trauma-centered psychoanalysis. using relational structures thought, she exhibits that reports of uncertainty are continuously reworked via the regulatory procedures of daily life resembling feeling, understanding, forming different types, making judgements, utilizing language, developing narratives, sensing time, remembering, forgetting, and fantasizing.

Additional resources for Lacan in the German-speaking world

Example text

Handling lack through the other gives rise to identification, which inscribes itself as a cut into the fantasm. In the transgression of its desire the signifier of identification uncovers the desire Identification in the Name of Lolita 39 of he who identifies, without either of them knowing this. In Nabokov it is the silhouette of Lolita as the oedipal knot of the perverse hero transformed into a figure. The language of lack is here aimed at what one doesn’t have and what Lolita herself is. It is the figure of Lolita as the object of desire per se and per vers, as the pervert’s object of desire, that embodies his lack and that is he himself; it is the oedipally prohibited signifier which she is because she doesn’t have it for someone else.

W. B. Worthen (New York: Harcourt Brace College Publishers, 1996), 2–72. 4. 222. 5. J. Bollack, L’Oedipe roi de Sophocle (Lille: Presses Universitaires de Lille, 1990), 632. 6. Jacques Lacan, The Seminar of Jacques Lacan: Book XI: The Four Fundamental Concepts of Psychoanalysis, ed. Jacques-Alain Miller and trans. Alan Sheridan (New York: W. W. Norton, 1981), ch. 16. 36 Raymond Borens 7. 54. 8. 64. 9. Sigmund Freud, The Psychopathology of Everyday Life. The Standard Edition, Volume 6, trans. James Strachey (London: The Hogarth Press, 1960).

Here too we have a son, Isaac (the name means “laughter”), and here too a dark God seems to be holding the strings in this inducement of the father to sacrifice his own son. The knife is already drawn when God’s voice is heard commanding Abraham to stop. The planned murder turns out to be—I am here following Marie Balmary’s interpretation—a misinterpretation of God’s word on the part of Abraham: it is not the sacrifice of the son’s body and life that is being demanded of Abraham, but rather the affirmation of a symbolic belonging to God, a belonging via the Symbolic covenant.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.33 of 5 – based on 47 votes