This volume comprises of papers by analysts and members of the Freudian School of Melbourne. It addresses the question what difference Lacan's teaching has made in the field of psychoanalysis. The paper demonstrates the possibility of moving from the origin to originality in an antipodean place.
Table of Contents
Logos -- Lacanian Discourse -- Incest, identity, and difference -- Lacan, Caracas station -- C’est à quel sujet? -- Father of function, fact, fable … and fiction -- Get knotted -- About psychoanalysis -- Anaesthesia -- From the Clinic -- The discomfort of psychoanalysis -- The wall of the body -- The gift of speech: beyond ambivalence -- The grammar of sex: verb or noun? -- What’s not home in homelessness? -- The death of Marat -- Psychoanalysis and the Child -- In the raw -- Psychoanalysis and the child: history, time, and the transformational formula—an introduction -- Psychoanalysis of the child: the bastard child of psychoanalysis -- The kangaroo rat man -- The transformational formula of myth -- Psychoanalysis and Art -- From erotic initiation to death -- No light, but rather darkness visible -- Snapped by the image: the inverted art of the photograph and the artifice of psychoanalysis -- The pearl of analysis -- The medieval voice