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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Lacan to the Letter: Reading Écrits Closely by Bruce Fink

Paperbackpages. And Lacan does not make it easy. Public Private login e. Fink’s writing is playful and refreshingly this book hasn’t quite made Lacan’s concepts understandable for someone who hasn’t read him at all. No trivia or quizzes yet.

Lacan to the Letter: Reading Écrits Closely

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Skip to content Skip to search. Other Publications Journals Newsletters. In American psychoanalysis, Lacan is largely unknown or marginalized, and if regarded at all, he would be labeled an enigma at best. Tags PsychologyTheory and Philosophy.

Open to the public ; University of Western Australia. Parramatta South Campus Library. A good interpretation of 10 of Lacan’s selected works from Ecrits. Open to the public Book; Illustrated English Show 0 more libraries Fink won’t lay out the coordinates to to smoothly sail you through lettsr maelstrom, but he’ll show you plenty of ways to swim. The texts themselves may not be published commercially in print or electronic formedited, or otherwise altered without the permission of the Division of Psychoanalysis.

I revisited this book upon reading some Lacan and in a delightfully retroactive manner, I realized that I couldn’t have summed up some of Lacan’s points any better. Among lcan, on the other hand, Lacan has transcended the circumscribed world of psychoanalysis and is arguably a notable presence among many contemporary intellectuals in several disciplines across the humanities and the social and behavioral sciences.

These 6 locations in Victoria: Preview — Lacan to the Letter by Bruce Fink. He devotes considerable space to notions that have been particularly prone to misunderstanding, notions such as “the sliding of the signified under the signifier,”or lettdr have gone seemingly unnoticed, such as “the ego is the metonymy of desire.


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At first glance he is incomprehensible. Found at these bookshops Searching – please wait Fink is arguably the leading expositor of Lacan in the English speaking world today. Home This editionEnglish, Book, Illustrated edition: 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 Brucd 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.