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  • Studying Lacan's Seminars IV and V

    From Lack to Desire

    Edited by Carol Owens, Nadezhda Almqvist

    This is the first collection of essays to offer a comprehensive analysis of, and reflection on, the major themes of two seminal works by Jacques Lacan: Seminar IV – the object relation, and Seminar V – formations of the unconscious. Assessing the value of a clinical approach orientated around the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-30 

  • The Law of the Mother

    An Essay on the Sexual Sinthome

    By Morel Genevieve

    The law of the mother is made up of words charged with pleasure and suffering that leave their mark on us in early childhood. In this groundbreaking book, Genevieve Morel explores whether it is possible for the child to escape subjection from this maternal law and develop their own sexual identity.…

    Paperback – 2018-11-20 
    The Centre for Freudian Analysis and Research Library

  • On Psychoanalysis and Violence

    Contemporary Lacanian Perspectives

    Edited by Vanessa Sinclair, Manya Steinkoler

    Psychoanalysis has not examined violence as such since it is a sociological and criminological concept; psychoanalysis is concerned with speech. On Psychoanalysis and Violence brings together noted Lacanian psychoanalysts and scholars to fill an important gap in psychoanalytic scholarship that…

    Paperback – 2018-11-09 

  • Lacan Reading Joyce

    By Colette Soler

    This book discusses Jacques Lacan’s contribution to understanding the life and work of James Joyce, introducing Colette Soler’s influential reading to English readers for the first time. Focusing on Lacan’s famous Seminar on Joyce, the reader will no doubt learn much from Lacan, but also, as Soler…

    Paperback – 2018-10-12 
    The Centre for Freudian Analysis and Research Library

  • Lacan on Psychosis

    From Theory to Praxis

    Edited by Jon Mills, David L. Downing

    This is the first book of its kind that attempts to distill Lacan’s views on psychosis for both a specialized and non-specialized audience. An attempt is made to present Lacan’s unorganized theories to apply to conceptual paradigms in psychoanalysis and the humanities as well as applied clinical…

    Paperback – 2018-10-05 
    Philosophy and Psychoanalysis

  • Anticipation and Medicine

    A Critical Analysis of the Science, Praxis and Perversion of Evidence Based Healthcare

    By Owen Dempsey

    Anticipation in Medicine: A Critical Analysis of the Science, Praxis and Perversion of Evidence Based Healthcare looks at an aspect of healthcare rarely addressed: how the capitalist interest in diagnosis and treatment impacts upon the patient and, by extension, the system of healthcare itself.…

    Paperback – 2018-09-06 
    Concepts for Critical Psychology

  • Reading Lacan’s Écrits: From ‘Signification of the Phallus’ to ‘Metaphor of the Subject’

    Edited by Stijn Vanheule, Derek Hook, Calum Neill

    The Écrits was Jacques Lacan’s single most important text, a landmark in psychoanalysis which epitomized his aim of returning to Freud via structural linguistics, philosophy and literature. Reading Lacan’s Écrits is the first extensive set of commentaries on the complete edition of Lacan’s Écrits…

    Paperback – 2018-08-29 

  • Reflective Reading and the Power of Narrative

    Producing the Reader

    By Karyn Sproles

    Reflective Reading and the Power of Narrative: Producing the Reader is an interdisciplinary exploration into the profound power of narratives to create—and recreate—how we imagine ourselves. It posits that the process of producing a text also produces the reader. Written from the perspective of a…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Interdisciplinary Research in Gender

  • Unconscious Incarnations

    Psychoanalytic and Philosophical Perspectives on the Body

    Edited by Brian W. Becker, John Panteleimon Manoussakis, David M. Goodman

    Unconscious Incarnations considers the status of the body in psychoanalytic theory and practice, bringing Freud and Lacan into conversation with continental philosophy to explore the heterogeneity of embodied life. By doing so, the body is no longer merely an object of scientific inquiry but also a…

    Paperback – 2018-04-03
    Psychology and the Other

  • Joyce and Lacan

    Reading, Writing, and Psychoanalysis

    By Daniel Bristow

    What happens when the intellectual giant of twentieth-century literature, James Joyce, is made an object of consideration and cause of desire by the intellectual giant of modern psychoanalysis, Jacques Lacan?       This is what Joyce and Lacan explores, in the three closely interrelated areas of…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24

  • Straight Male Modern

    A Cultural Critique of Psychoanalysis

    By John Brenkman

    Major psychoanalytic thinkers from Freud to Ricoeur to Lacan considered the Oedipus complex the key to explaining the human psyche and human sexuality, even culture itself. But, in fact, they were merely theorizing males. In this title, originally published in 1993, the author reassesses the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31
    Routledge Library Editions: Psychoanalysis

  • Filmed School

    Desire, transgression and the filmic fantasy of pedagogy

    By James Stillwaggon, David Jelinek

    Filmed School examines the place that teaching holds in the public imaginary through its portrayal in cinema. From early films such as Mädchen in Uniform and La Maternelle to contemporary images of teaching in Notes on a Scandal and The History Boys, teachers’ roles in film have been consistently…

    Paperback – 2017-10-13
    Theorizing Education

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