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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A second volume, Death by Analysis, was published by Karnac into be followed by two further bryce in The Purloined Love and Odor di Murderer. Home Current Catalogs Blog. He served as Professor of Psychology from to at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and is currently an affiliated member of the Pittsburgh Psychoanalytic Center. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. University of Minnesota Press Coming soon.

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‘Lacan to the Letter: Reading Écrits Closely’ 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 that have gone seemingly unnoticed, such as “the ego is the metonymy of desire. Tags PsychologyTheory and Philosophy. Jaice rated it liked it Jan 04, Lacan’s writings are notoriously and deliberatly difficult to grasp.

Jorge Rodighiero rated it it was amazing Mar 30, Contents Lacanian technique in “The direction of the treatment” Lacan’s critique of the ego psychology troika: By using our website you agree to our use of cookies.


Includes bibliographical references and index. Fink expounds many important aspects of Lacanian theory in juxtaposition to Freud and in contradistinction to most post-Freudian schools of thought, including challenging most of what ego psychology champions.

Yianna rated it really liked it Jan 27, 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 ketter better. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.


Lacan To The Letter : Reading Ecrits Closely

The Complete Text forthcoming. Joshua Cohen rated it it was amazing May 17, Theory and Technique Cambridge: Comments and reviews What are comments? Home This editionEnglish, Book, Illustrated edition: Those curious or intimidated about Lacan may wish to start burce this book, for Fink is arguably the leading expositor of Lacan in the English speaking world today.

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Gregory Steel rated it really liked it May 16, Open to the public. Ever since then, in my scholarly activities, I developed a habit of only reading original texts. This single location in Western Australia: Login to add to list. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want lettet read. In order to set up a list of libraries that you have access to, you must first login or sign up. Sep 20, Ietrio rated it did not like it Shelves: The University of Queensland.

For Lacan, what is primary is not the individual, but the Other, that is, the symbolic and social functions imbedded within the subject.

This has been quite invaluable in providing an entry point into Ecrits. 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.


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Some people who would know better than I that Fink misinterprets and mistranslates some key points of Lacan. Found at these bookshops Searching – please wait To include a comma in your tag, surround the tag with double quotes. Fink argues that poor translations have aided in our misunderstanding of Lacan, translations he seeks to rectify and explain.

Brett rated it really liked it Jul 12, Refresh and try again. 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 fino examination.

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Fink is arguably the leading expositor of Lacan in the English speaking world today.