Lacan to the Letter has 97 ratings and 10 reviews. Adam said: Masterful. A sterling guide no titular Lacanian should omit. Fink won’t lay out the coordin. Title. Lacan to the letter: reading Écrits closely / Bruce Fink. Author. Fink, Bruce, Published. Minneapolis, Minn. ; London: University of Minnesota Press. Author: Fink, Bruce Publisher: University of Minnesota Press, Reviewed By: Jon Mills, PsyD, PhD, ABPP, Vol 26 (2), pp. Lacan has been highly vilified.
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Home This editionEnglish, Book, Illustrated edition: A friend and former teacher of mine, Richard Klein at Cornell University, once remarked that hardly anyone working on Lacan took the trouble to explicate his texts oetter length, preferring, apparently, to comment on his theoretical apparatus rather than on his actual writing.
Lacan to the Letter: Reading Écrits Closely
He served as Bruce Fink is a practicing Lacanian psychoanalyst vink analytic supervisor. As a translator and renowned proponent of Lacan’s works, Fink is an especially adept and congenial guide through the complexities of Lacanian literature and concepts.
This goes counterclockwise to the whole psychoanalytic movement. Paperbackpages. Return to Book Page.
Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x Apr 21, Kira rated it it was amazing Shelves: Some people who would lacsn better than I that Fink misinterprets and mistranslates some key points of Lacan. Contents Lacanian technique in “The direction of the treatment” Lacan’s critique fknk the ego psychology troika: I, the subject not supposing to know, would simply run from “Ecrits” lcan fear without Fink to soothe me.
Lacan to the Letter: Ryan Anthony rated it really liked it Aug 23, Theory and Technique Cambridge: Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Not open to the public Held. Subjects Lacan, Jacques, rink In American psychoanalysis, Lacan is largely unknown or marginalized, and if regarded at all, he would be labeled an enigma at best. Lists What are lists? Just get in the goddamn water already.
The University of Melbourne. Bruce Fink as accomplished quite a feat in that he has rendered Lacan accessable, but without fostering the illusion of a definitive summation of his work. Book ratings by Goodreads. Although this book provides a clear account of Lacan’s abstruse and lzcan poetic essays finj lectures, his stubborn unwillingness to sacrifice the complexity behind the details of the ways in which Lacan articulates his ideas e. The present volume is a first attempt to take up the implicit challenge: To read Lacan closely is to follow him to the letter, to take him literally, making the wager that he comes right out and says what he means in many cases, though much of his argument must be reconstructed through a line-by-line examination.
Great introductory book if you’re looking to delve into Lacan’s Ecrits. Psychoanalytical Theory Freudian Psychology. Aug 30, Adam rated it it was amazing Shelves: Direct inquiries to the chair of the Publications Committee.
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Matthew rated it it was amazing Mar 04, A good interpretation of 10 of Lacan’s selected works from Ecrits. Bruce Fink is a practicing Lacanian psychoanalyst, analytic supervisor, and professor of psychology at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh.
To read Lacan closely is to follow him lzcan the letter, to take him literally, making the wager that he comes right out and says what he means in many cases, though much of his argument must be reconstructed through a line-by-line examination. And this is precisely what Bruce Fink does in this ambitious book, a fine analysis of Lacan’s work on language and psychoanalytic tre To read Lacan closely is to follow him to the letter, to take him literally, making the wager that he comes right out and says what he means in many cases, though much of his argument must be reconstructed through a line-by-line examination.
Fink won’t lay out the coordinates to to smoothly sail you through the maelstrom, but he’ll show you plenty of ways to swim.
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The Complete Text forthcoming. Fink’s writing is playful and refreshingly this book hasn’t quite made Lacan’s concepts understandable lacxn someone who hasn’t read him at all.
James rated it really liked it Feb 16, Open to the public ; From a parsing of Lacan’s claim that “commenting on a text is like doing an analysis,” to sustained readings of “The Instance of the Letter in the Unconscious,” “The Direction of the Treatment,” and “Subversion of the Subject” with particular attention given to the workings of the Graph of DesireFink’s book is a work of unmatched subtlety, depth, and detail, providing a valuable new perspective on one of the twentieth century’s most important thinkers.
And Lacan does not make it easy.
The best ‘secondary literature’ on Lacan that I’ve seen.